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Housecleaner Salary

Housecleaners in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $14.89 per hour. Less than five percent have medical and dental plans, and 1 percent have vision insurance. Work is enjoyable for Housecleaners, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$11,836 - $72,985
(Median)
$12K
$24K
$73K
MEDIAN: $24,000
10%
50%
90%

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$9.54 - $25.32
(Median)
$9
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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50%
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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$11,836 - $72,985  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $412.17  
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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$19,545 - $52,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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
$9.54 - $25.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.65 - $2.27  
Overtime
$0.00 - $15.43  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $412.17  
   
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).
)
$19,545 - $52,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 311

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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $28K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $32K. On average, Housecleaners make $32K following one to two decades on the job. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $31K.

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Experience Affects Housecleaner Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 3% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 97%