The average hourly pay for a Cleaner in United Kingdom is £8.37.
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What Do Cleaners Do?
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.
Cleaners must also keep their eye out for dangerous materials or activities to security or management. While they do not function as security guards, proper reporting can help ensure a safe workplace. A…Read more
- 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 ISS Facility Services Inc, Interserve Plc and Servest. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is £9.83. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include ISS Group and Servest, earning around £8.09 and £7.72, respectively. ISS Facility Services Inc pays the lowest at around £7.38. Sodexo, Inc. and MITIE Property Services also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £7.51 and £7.51, 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 £7.99 based on 89 salaries. An early career Cleaner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.22 based on 636 salaries. A mid-career Cleaner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.85 based on 344 salaries. An experienced Cleaner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.06 based on 299 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £10.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Cleaner in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sheffield, England: South Yorkshire (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (7.5% less), Norwich, England: Norfolk (6.9% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (2.9% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 1,509 survey responses.