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Housecleaner Salary

Most Housecleaners in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $14.85 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, less than five percent enjoy medical and dental coverage, and 0 percent have vision insurance, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$11,635 - $46,571
(Median)
$12K
$24K
$47K
MEDIAN: $23,728
10%
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90%

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$9.59 - $25.33
(Median)
$9
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$11,635 - $46,571  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $414.59  
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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$19,763 - $52,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate 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$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.59 - $25.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10 - $1.20  
Overtime
$0.00 - $15.46  
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.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $414.59  
   
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).
)
$19,763 - $52,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 306

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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

  • 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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $29K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $32K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Housecleaners with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $32K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $31K.

 
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Experience Affects Housecleaner Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

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