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Housekeeping Aide Salary

Housekeeping Aides in the United States can expect wages of $9.98 per hour on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $7.96 per hour to $15.37. Most Housekeeping Aides survey respondents are women (76 percent). Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by roughly one-half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$7.96 - $15.37
MEDIAN: $9.00

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$7.96 - $15.37  
$0.70 - $22.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0.00 - $487.22  
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).
$16,679 - $32,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 203

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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.

Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $21K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $21K. Housekeeping Aides bring in $21K after working for 10 to 20 years. Housekeeping Aides who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to 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.


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: 65% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 31%