General Duty/ Housekeeper Salary

Women make up the vast majority of General Duty Housekeepers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $10.02 per hour. For the most part, General Duty Housekeepers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Just under one in three enjoy medical while slightly more than a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than a fifth. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$17,241 - $53,208
(Median)
$17K
$24K
$53K
MEDIAN: $24,343
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50%
90%

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$7.67 - $17.84
(Median)
$7
$10
$18
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$17,241 - $53,208  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,538  
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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$16,133 - $41,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.67 - $17.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63 - $1.76  
Overtime
$0.00 - $19.85  
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 - $1,538  
   
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).
)
$16,133 - $41,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 241

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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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $20K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $22K. On average, General Duty Housekeepers make $24K following one to two decades on the job. General Duty Housekeepers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $25K.

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 19%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

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 28 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 68%