Window Cleaner Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (close to two-thirds) of final income for Window Cleaners. That final number averages out to $29K across the industry. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Slightly less than one-fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and fewer than one in ten collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,273 - $45,302

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$9.69 - $20.61

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,273 - $45,302  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,842  
Total Pay (?
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$20,319 - $48,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $20.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.41 - $1.09  
Overtime
$14.70 - $27.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,842  
   
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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$20,319 - $48,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $27K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $34K. For Window Cleaners, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $33K. Window Cleaners who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $36K.

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Experience Affects Window Cleaner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 18% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 80%
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