A Caretaker earns an average salary of £16,681 per year. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£12,325 - £21,598
£12K
£17K
£22K
MEDIAN: £16,664
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50%
90%
£7.08 - £10.29
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£8
£10
MEDIAN: £8.25
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50%
90%
£0£21K
Salary £12,325 - £21,598
Bonus £0.00 - £1,659
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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£13,100 - £21,821
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 454
Hourly Data £0£15
Hourly Rate £7.08 - £10.29
Hourly Tips £0.00
Overtime £7.55 - £15.32
Annual Data £0£21K
Bonus £0.00 - £1,659
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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£13,100 - £21,821
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 200

Job Description for Caretaker

Caretakers help maintain a company's building and/or grounds, ensuring a safe, clean, and pleasing environment for workers and clients. They perform a variety of tasks, such as removing trash, performing seasonal maintenance, gardening, and handling "touch-ups" to property. The caretaker is often also responsible for maintaining proper inventory levels for needed supplies, ensuring they are replenished as needed. They typically operate a variety of tools, equipment, and vehicles to help maintain properties. In all tasks, caretakers must adhere to relevant company standards and procedures. The physical demands of this position vary, but lifting and moving objects of a variety of sizes may be required in the course of the day. Depending on the position, the caretaker may be exposed to different weather conditions, which may mean working in extreme heat, cold, and other inclement weather. Standing and moving for long periods of time are often needed.

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Caretaker 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.

Caretaker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Caretaker

Pay by Experience for a Caretaker has a positive trend. An entry-level Caretaker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 187 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Caretaker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Caretaker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 74 salaries. A Caretaker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £16,922

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

Caretaker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Caretaker?

Caretaker in Liverpool:
"Site manager."
Pros: Free agent.
Cons: Pay, overtime at flat rate.

Caretaker in redcar:
"Love it, every day is different."
Pros: Like I said everyday is different so I dont get the same repetative task thrown at me.
Cons:

Key Stats for Caretaker

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Caretaker Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲2%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
₤17,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 92%