A sizeable majority of Window Cleaners in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $14.01 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Window Cleaners, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to just under one in five, and less than one in ten earn dental coverage.

$21,305 - $50,227
(Median)
$21K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $33,974
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90%

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$9.93 - $20.68
(Median)
$9
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,305 - $50,227  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$20,823 - $46,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $20.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.60  
Overtime
$5.76 - $36.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Commission
$1,000  
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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$20,823 - $46,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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Job Description for Window Cleaner

A window cleaner is a person whose career is dedicated to keeping the exterior glass and windows of commercial buildings clean and presentable. While the popular perceptions of window cleaners may envision them working on the exteriors of skyscrapers, the reality is that most window cleaners do plenty of work on single-story structures. Window cleaners typically work for dedicated providers of this service, as most businesses will contract out window cleaning work as part of their scheduled lands and facilities maintenance. People in this career typically work only on exterior window surfaces.

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Pay by Experience Level for Window Cleaner

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Window Cleaners. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $28K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $32K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Window Cleaners make a median salary of $32K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $44K.

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Experience Affects Window Cleaner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 79%
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