Housecleaner Salary (United States)

Housecleaners in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $14.93 per hour for pay. Less than five percent receive medical and dental insurance and 1 percent get vision insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Housecleaner Salary (?
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$11,562 - $74,190
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MEDIAN: $23,583
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Housecleaner Salary (?
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$9.39 - $25.30
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$11,562 - $74,190  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $494.35  
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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$19,393 - $52,874  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.39 - $25.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.78 - $1.59  
Overtime
$0.00 - $16.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $494.35  
   
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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$19,393 - $52,874  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 346
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Job Description for Housecleaner

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Housecleaner

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
At career start, salaries are typically $30K, which grows to $31K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $33K. Unfortunately, Housecleaners with considerable experience—two decades in the field—see paychecks plunge to $31K. Housecleaners with one to 10 years of experience are most common in the field, followed by those with 10 to 20 years and more than 20 years.

Experience Affects Housecleaner Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Late-Career
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National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 2% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 97%
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