Most Housecleaners in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $14.60 per hour. Less than one-tenth get medical and dental insurance, and fewer than one in twenty get vision plans, too. Work is enjoyable for Housecleaners, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$12,164 - $47,344
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$47K
MEDIAN: $22,192
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$9.57 - $25.92
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$12,164 - $47,344  
   
Bonus
$400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$19,242 - $54,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$9.57 - $25.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05 - $1.92  
Overtime
$14.68 - $99.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$400.00  
   
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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$19,242 - $54,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 180

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Job Description for Housecleaner

Simply put, the objective of a house-cleaner is to ensure the cleanliness and tidiness of a customer's home. House-cleaners are either hired independently through direct negotiation with customers, or by an employer who instructs him/her to work at given location while meeting several employer-mandated requirements, such as a valid driver's license and car insurance.

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Housecleaner Tasks

  • Thoroughly clean homes on a regular, scheduled basis.
  • Comply with security regulations and ensure that all health and sanitation guidelines are routinely met.
  • Organize and track inventory to ensure that supplies are on-hand for cleaning duties.
  • Wash floors, vacuum carpets, dust furniture, and clean counter surfaces.

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Pay by Experience Level for Housecleaner

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


Housecleaners with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $25K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $31K. Housecleaners bring in $32K after working for 10 to 20 years. Housecleaners who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $41K.

Key Stats for Housecleaner

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Housecleaner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 95%
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