Housekeeping Aides in the United States pull down an average of $10.18 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, over a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by slightly more than half and dental insurance is reported by slightly less than one-half. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Housekeeping Aides making up 71 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$12,365 - $93,080
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$12K
$28K
$93K
MEDIAN: $27,600
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$8.11 - $15.18
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$12,365 - $93,080  
   
Total Pay (?
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$16,952 - $33,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.11 - $15.18  
   
Overtime
$7.89 - $25.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Total Pay (?
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$16,952 - $33,675  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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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.

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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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $21K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $21K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Housekeeping Aides make a median salary of $23K. For some reason, Housekeeping Aides with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $21K.

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Experience Affects Housekeeping Aide Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$22,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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