Hospital Housekeepers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $10.66 per hour. Geographic location is the main element affecting pay for this group — tenure and the particular employer are driving factors as well. Job satisfaction for Hospital Housekeepers is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and over one-half have dental, too. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$14,032 - $34,976
$14K
$22K
$35K
MEDIAN: $21,708
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$8.40 - $14.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$14,032 - $34,976  
   
Bonus
$8.86 - $2,741  
Profit Sharing
$252.00  
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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$17,394 - $31,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.40 - $14.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.30  
Overtime
$4.97 - $26.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$8.86 - $2,741  
   
Profit Sharing
$252.00  
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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$17,394 - $31,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 795

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Job Description for Housekeeper, Hospital

Housekeeper jobs are available in many hospitals, with a varying level of requirements based on the size of the hospital and pay for the position. Generally, the minimum education requirement for a hospital housekeeper is a high school diploma or equivalent, and the minimum experience requirement is at least one year in a hospital or housekeeping environment. However, as with many positions, additional experience may sometimes replace educational requirements for promising candidates. Other necessary skills for hospital housekeepers include reading and communication skills, basic mathematical skills, and strong reasoning skills. Some openings also require a driver’s license for specific tasks.

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Housekeeper, Hospital Tasks

  • Disinfect and wash beds and trash cans as scheduled.
  • Perform deep cleaning of rooms as assigned.
  • Fill cart with supplies and transport cart to assigned area.
  • Clean rooms on a daily basis.
  • Clean accidental spills and carries out cleaning tasks other than daily routine.

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Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeper, Hospital

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


For Hospital Housekeepers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $21K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $23K. For Hospital Housekeepers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $24K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $25K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Key Stats for Housekeeper, Hospital

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Housekeeper, Hospital Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$22,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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