Women account for the majority of Housecleaners in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $14.66 per hour. Most Housecleaners report high levels of job satisfaction. Less than one in ten receive medical and dental insurance and less than five percent get vision insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$12,080 - $47,678
(Median)
$12K
$23K
$48K
MEDIAN: $22,800
10%
50%
90%

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$9.64 - $25.89
(Median)
$9
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$12,080 - $47,678  
   
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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$19,515 - $53,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $25.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.13  
Overtime
$19.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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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$19,515 - $53,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average inexperienced worker earns $25K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $32K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $32K in this role. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $42K.

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Experience Affects Housecleaner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

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