The average wage for a Housekeeper is £7.07 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£7,748 - £24,405
£8K
£15K
£24K
MEDIAN: £14,866
10%
50%
90%
£6.15 - £10.08
£6
£7
£10
MEDIAN: £7.37
10%
50%
90%
£0£24K
Salary £7,748 - £24,405
Bonus £556
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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£10,900 - £21,667
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 170
Hourly Data £0£11
Hourly Rate £6.15 - £10.08
Hourly Tips £0.05 - £1.01
Overtime £0.00 - £11.92
Annual Data £0£21K
Bonus £556
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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£10,900 - £21,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 354

Job Description for Housekeeper

The primary duties of a housekeeper are to clean and maintain their designated work area. This work area will vary from employer to employer; housekeepers commonly work in hotels, private homes, and assisted living facilities. At a large hotel, a housekeeper may be expected to clean several floors' worth of rooms; at a private residence, a housekeeper may be expected to clean a relatively small area. Regardless of location, housekeepers can be expected to clean bathrooms, dust furniture, replenish supplies of soap and paper products, clean doors and windows, replace light bulbs, change and launder bed sheets and towels, and other activities that contribute to ensuring their assigned areas are clean and welcoming. Much of a housekeeper's daily work is autonomous; housekeepers are given their assigned area and are expected to complete their work in a set amount of time. Housekeepers should also expect to have their work evaluated on a regular basis and will most likely be held to a cleanliness standard set by their employer.

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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.

Housekeeper Pay By Employer

$0$43K

Hampton Inn
67 profiles
$18,027

$17,305

$17,091

$17,396

Self-Employed
30 profiles
$31,200

$19,184

$20,652

Holiday Inn
27 profiles
$18,508

$17,153

$18,387

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 ₤14,000 based on 156 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 ₤15,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Housekeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 54 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 ₤17,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £15,298

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

Housekeeper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Housekeeper?

Housekeeper in Glasgow:
Pros: I have chance to be supervisor.
Cons: Employer do not care about employee.

Housekeeper in Leamington:
Pros: Making people feel welcome.
Cons: Messy rooms.

Key Stats for Housekeeper

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Housekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
₤15,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 92%