Housekeeper, Hospital Salary

Pay for Hospital Housekeepers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $10.11 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $8.03 per hour to $14.39. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though career length and the specific company have a (lesser) impact as well. Women make up the vast majority of Hospital Housekeepers (80 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly one-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and slightly more than half claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$11,960 - $34,329
(Median)
$12K
$20K
$34K
MEDIAN: $19,591
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$8.03 - $14.39
(Median)
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$11,960 - $34,329  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $296.43  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$16,669 - $30,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.03 - $14.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.60  
Overtime
$0.91 - $19.80  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $296.43  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$16,669 - $30,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 754
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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 many Hospital Housekeepers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $20K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $22K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $24K in this role. Hospital Housekeepers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Housekeeper, Hospital Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$21,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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