Average Housekeeper Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$21.87
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AU$500
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The average hourly pay for a Housekeeper in Australia is AU$21.87.
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AU$18.21
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AU$21.87
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AU$25.44
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MEDIAN AU$21.87
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Hourly Rate
AU$18 - AU$25
Bonus
AU$300 - AU$983
Total Pay
AU$37,749 - AU$53,657

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Job Description for Housekeeper

Housekeeper Tasks
  • Seal, wax, and buff floors and hard surfaces.
  • Assist painters and security engineers when assigned.
  • Clean sidewalks, including sweeping, raking leaves and shoveling snow.
  • Clean individual units when vacated or requested.
  • Sweep, mop, wash, dust and vacuum designated areas.

Career Paths

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Housekeeper
Housekeeping Supervisor
Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeper

An entry-level Housekeeper with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.54 based on 38 salaries. An early career Housekeeper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.92 based on 251 salaries. A mid-career Housekeeper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.42 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Housekeeper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.66 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$22.
Employees with Housekeeper in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 7.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (2.2% more) and Gold Coast, Queensland (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (7.3% less), Melbourne, Victoria (6.4% less) and Cairns, Queensland (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 442 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.6%
Early Career
56.8%
Mid Career
15.2%
Experienced
14.7%
Late Career
4.8%