A Cleaner earns an average wage of £7.27 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

£5,691 - £18,017
£6K
£10K
£18K
MEDIAN: £10,455
10%
50%
90%
£6.45 - £10.12
£6
£7
£10
MEDIAN: £7.48
10%
50%
90%
£0£20K
Salary £5,691 - £18,017
Bonus £0.00 - £4,085
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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£11,237 - £20,962
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 261
Hourly Data £0£11
Hourly Rate £6.45 - £10.12
Hourly Tips £0.00
Overtime £6.58 - £11.38
Annual Data £0£20K
Bonus £0.00 - £4,085
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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£11,237 - £20,962
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,219

Job Description for Cleaner

Cleaners are responsible for keeping their place of employment looking presentable for fellow employees and other visitors. They clean and maintain floors with sweeping, mopping, and buffing; they also clean walls, windows, and doors. Cleaners dispose of trash, vacuum floors, and clean spills.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cleaner

Pay by Experience for a Cleaner has a positive trend. An entry-level Cleaner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 499 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cleaner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 208 salaries. An experienced Cleaner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 163 salaries. A Cleaner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 58 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £15,296

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

Cleaner Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cleaner?

Cleaner in Glasgow:
"Degrading lowest of the low. Looked down on."
Pros: Only No weekend working.
Cons: No training Low pay. Looked down on.

Cleaner in Huddersfield:
"It is nice because I have nice people to work with."
Pros: Helping people.
Cons: Cleaning up after them and no support when building work going on.

Cleaner in Bradford:
"Pressurized and low astem."
Pros: Working on my own at my speed when I can.
Cons: Equipment is broken and lousy to work with no cleaning chemical to work with most of the time. Not knowing what I going to to do next. Great deal of stress on time and time tables extra item added at any time to make work harder to achive.

Cleaner in Rochester:
"If cleaners don't exist, neither does the school."
Pros: How interesting it can be.
Cons: Non existant security around the place.

Cleaner in Darlington:
Pros: Flexibility, hours, pay per hour.
Cons: The nature of the work, conditions, equipment, not paid on time, paid wrong amounts, other staff.

Key Stats for Cleaner

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Cleaner Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
₤15,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%