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Housekeeping Aide Salary

Housekeeping Aides in the United States take home approximately $10.03 per hour on average. Lower pay rates hover around $7.99 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $15.39. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most Housekeeping Aides survey respondents are women (77 percent). Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by roughly one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$12,080 - $95,356
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$12K
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$95K
MEDIAN: $24,655
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$7.99 - $15.39
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$12,080 - $95,356  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $489.36  
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).
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$16,693 - $32,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.99 - $15.39  
   
Overtime
$0.79 - $22.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $489.36  
   
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).
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$16,693 - $32,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 213

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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $21K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $21K. Housekeeping Aides bring in $21K after working for 10 to 20 years. Housekeeping Aides with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Housekeeping Aide Salaries

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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National Average
$21,000

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 31%
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