Average Cleaner Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$22.11
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AU$232
Bonus
AU$155
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The average hourly pay for a Cleaner in Australia is AU$22.11.
10%
A$18.75
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A$22.11
90%
A$26.96
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$27
Bonus
AU$10 - AU$1,571
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$155
Total Pay
AU$38,650 - AU$56,825
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What Do Cleaners Do?

Cleaner Tasks
  • Empty and clean all waste receptacles and remove waste.
  • Sweep or dust mop floors.
  • Hand dust and wipe clean all furniture, fixtures, paneling and window sills.
  • Clean off all finger marks and smudges from vertical surfaces.
  • Vacuum all rugs and carpeted in designated areas.

Popular Employer Salaries for Cleaner

The top respondents for the job title Cleaner are from the companies Spotless Cleaning, ISS Facility Services Inc and Absolute Domestics. Reported salaries are highest at Joss where the average pay is AU$23.32. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include ISS Group and ISS Facility Services Inc, earning around AU$22.85 and AU$22.82, respectively. Spotless Cleaning pays the lowest at around AU$20.38. Spotless and Compass Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$20.43 and AU$21.55, respectively.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cleaners?

An entry-level Cleaner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.15 based on 225 salaries. An early career Cleaner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.07 based on 1,475 salaries. A mid-career Cleaner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.48 based on 554 salaries. An experienced Cleaner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.74 based on 402 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$23.
Employees with Cleaner in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 4.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (1.1% more) and Geelong, Victoria (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (4.1% less), Melbourne, Victoria (2.8% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,852 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.9%
Early Career
51.7%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
14.1%
Late Career
6.9%