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Housekeeping Aide Salary

Median pay for Housekeeping Aides in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $10.03 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $7.99 per hour and $15.38. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Housekeeping Aides — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by around half. Most Housekeeping Aides survey respondents are women (77 percent).

$7.99 - $15.38

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$7.99 - $15.38  
$0.79 - $22.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0.00 - $484.79  
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).
$16,693 - $32,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 214

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Job Description for Housekeeping Aide

Housekeeping aides are employed by both large and small companies and regular families; those employed by companies often work for subcontractors of those companies which are in charge of janitorial services. Housekeeping aides are responsible for the cleanliness of their assigned areas and often take care of the companies' pantries that are used by their employees. Companies often provide hot beverages, such as coffee, chocolate and or tea, and housekeeping aides must make sure the supplies are always ready. They clean the employees' kitchens and restrooms, as well.


Housekeeping Aide Tasks

  • Clean individual units when vacated or requested.
  • Sweep, mop, wash, dust and vacuum designated areas.
  • Clean sidewalks, including sweeping, raking leaves and shoveling snow.
  • Seal, wax, and buff floors and hard surfaces.
  • Assist painters and security engineers when assigned.

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Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeping Aide

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

Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $21K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $21K. Housekeeping Aides see a median salary of $21K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $20K.

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Experience Affects Housekeeping Aide Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.


77 %
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 30%