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General Duty/ Housekeeper Salary

Women comprise the majority of General Duty Housekeepers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $10.04 per hour on average. Some workers in this field — the greater part — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by just under a third and dental plans are enjoyed by nearly one in four. The majority of General Duty Housekeepers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,591 - $53,681
(Median)
$18K
$24K
$54K
MEDIAN: $23,878
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$7.69 - $18.89
(Median)
$7
$10
$19
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$17,591 - $53,681  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,800  
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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$16,206 - $41,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.69 - $18.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.64 - $1.82  
Overtime
$0.00 - $19.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,800  
   
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).
)
$16,206 - $41,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 218

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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.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $20K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $22K on average. General Duty Housekeepers bring in $24K after working for 10 to 20 years. For some reason, General Duty Housekeepers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $23K.

General Duty/ Housekeeper Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 67%
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