Housekeeping Aide Salary

Housekeeping Aides in the United States can expect wages of $10.08 per hour on average. Pay ranges from $8.01 per hour on the low end to $15.50 on the high end. While about one in three report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and one-half have dental, as well. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Housekeeping Aides making up 78 percent. The majority of Housekeeping Aides claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$14,500 - $69,000
(Median)
$14K
$26K
$69K
MEDIAN: $25,687
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$8.01 - $15.50
(Median)
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$14,500 - $69,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $498.33  
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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$16,768 - $33,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.01 - $15.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$6.18 - $23.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $498.33  
   
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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$16,768 - $33,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 264
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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 for the relatively untried average out to around $21K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $21K. Housekeeping Aides with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $22K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $21K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Housekeeping Aide Salaries

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Mid-Career
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National Average
$21,000

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Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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