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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 $10.08 per hour on average. Roughly one in four enjoy medical while approximately one in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-sixth. Most General Duty Housekeepers report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$14,896 - $55,369
(Median)
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37K
55K
MEDIAN: $25,796
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$7.64 - $19.52
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$14,896 - $55,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,460  
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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$15,987 - $42,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.64 - $19.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.08 - $2.84  
Overtime
$1.64 - $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 - $1,460  
   
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).
)
$15,987 - $42,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 347
United States (change)

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. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $20K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $22K. General Duty Housekeepers see a median salary of $25K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $30K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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........

Experience Affects General Duty/ Housekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 26% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 71%