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Housekeeping Aide Salary

For Housekeeping Aides, hourly average wages total $9.97 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $7.91 per hour to $15.61. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by about one-half. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Female Housekeeping Aides make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent.
$7.91 - $15.61
MEDIAN: $9.00

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Hourly Rate
$7.91 - $15.61  
$0.50 - $21.17  
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$0.00 - $484.79  
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$16,520 - $32,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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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.

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 $21K. For Housekeeping Aides, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $21K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.


76 %
24 %

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: 68% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 29%