Housekeeping Aide Salary
For Housekeeping Aides, hourly average wages total $10.44 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Housekeeping Aides making up 74 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and nearly one-half receive dental plans. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
|Salary||$12,255 - $41,106|
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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).)
|$17,165 - $35,043|
|Hourly Rate||$8.24 - $15.63|
|Overtime||$7.76 - $24.88|
|Total Pay (||$17,165 - $35,043|
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.Read More...
To work as a housekeeping aide, applicants will often have background checks and should have prior experience in related work. Those who work for families must make sure that supplies needed by the employers' household such toiletries, foods, drinks, wine cellars, and other relevant items are available, and may have to run errands for employers and/or take care of their children. Large households may have more than one housekeeping aide, or a supervising aide who trains and oversees junior housekeeping aides as necessary. Housekeeping aides must have good communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with other housekeeping professionals and clients as needed.
Housekeeping Aide Tasks
- Seal, wax, and buff floors and hard surfaces.
- Assist painters and security engineers when assigned.
- Clean sidewalks, including sweeping, raking leaves and shoveling snow.
- Clean individual units when vacated or requested.
- Sweep, mop, wash, dust and vacuum designated areas.
Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeping Aide
Pay by Experience for a Housekeeping Aide has a positive trend. An entry-level Housekeeping Aide with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 102 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Housekeeping Aide with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Housekeeping Aide which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 59 salaries. A Housekeeping Aide with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 14 salaries.
Key Stats for Housekeeping Aide
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