General Duty Housekeepers in the United States take home approximately $10.82 per hour on average. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most General Duty Housekeepers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Female General Duty Housekeepers make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, over one-half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by just over two-fifths and dental insurance is reported by roughly a fourth. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$17,936 - $75,824
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$22K
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MEDIAN: $21,673
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$8.70 - $19.37
(Median)
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$11
$19
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$21,674  
   
Bonus
$66.50  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,145 - $40,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.70 - $19.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$15.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$66.50  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,145 - $40,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Job Description for General Duty/ Housekeeper

  • Disinfect and wash beds and trash cans as scheduled.
  • Perform deep cleaning of rooms as assigned.
  • Fill cart with supplies and transport cart to assigned area.
  • Clean rooms on a daily basis.
  • Clean accidental spills and carries out cleaning tasks other than daily routine.

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Pay by Experience Level for General Duty/ Housekeeper

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For General Duty Housekeepers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $21K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $23K. After working for 10 to 20 years, General Duty Housekeepers make a median salary of $28K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $30K.

General Duty/ Housekeeper Advice

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General Duty/ Housekeeper in Brandon:
"Always give your best....and be happy in what you are doing."
Be patient and always do your best........

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Experience Affects General Duty/ Housekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$23,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
medical benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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