A Housekeeper earns an average wage of AU$21.48 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

AU$21,243 - AU$56,248
AU$21K
AU$40K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$40,239
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50%
90%
AU$17.85 - AU$24.83
AU$18
AU$22
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.50
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$21,243 - AU$56,248
Bonus AU$3,304
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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AU$36,755 - AU$52,806
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$17.85 - AU$24.83
Hourly Tips AU$1.11
Overtime AU$2.03 - AU$36.99
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
Bonus AU$3,304
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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AU$36,755 - AU$52,806
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 199

Housekeeper Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeper

Pay by Experience for a Housekeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Housekeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 164 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Housekeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Housekeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 31 salaries. A Housekeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

4%

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-9%

-11%

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-12%

National Average: AU$44,698

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Housekeeper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Housekeeper?

Housekeeper in Mackay:
"Good workout."
Pros: Paid to workout.
Cons: Sore body.

Housekeeper in Darwin:
"Hard work."
Pros: I like the flexibility and to work unsupervised.
Cons: Hard work long hours and away from family.

Housekeeper in Newcastle:
"Payrite housekeeper1."
Pros: Location.
Cons: No break.

Key Stats for Housekeeper

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Housekeeper Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼2%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%