Housekeeper, Hospital Salary

An average Hospital Housekeeper in the United States can expect to take home roughly $10.70 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but the specific employer and years of experience are influential factors as well. For the most part, Hospital Housekeepers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Hospital Housekeepers making up 78 percent. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and a little over a half have dental, as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$14,032 - $35,759
$14K
$21K
$36K
MEDIAN: $21,237
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$8.46 - $14.93
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MEDIAN: $10.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$14,032 - $35,759  
   
Bonus
$9.00 - $2,704  
Profit Sharing
$104.00  
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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$17,519 - $31,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.46 - $14.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.30  
Overtime
$4.87 - $26.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$9.00 - $2,704  
   
Profit Sharing
$104.00  
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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$17,519 - $31,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 772

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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

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

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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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $21K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $23K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $24K in this role. Hospital Housekeepers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $25K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $22,452

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Hospital Housekeepers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 66 percent above the national average. Hospital Housekeepers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Las Vegas (+39 percent), Cleveland (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), and Baltimore (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 7 percent, Oklahoma City is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers in Tampa and Buffalo also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Housekeeper, Hospital

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Housekeeper, Hospital Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$22,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
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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