Cleaner Salary

An average Cleaner in the United States can expect to take home roughly $11.03 per hour. While the company and tenure impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. Most Cleaners report high levels of job satisfaction. Just over one in five enjoy medical while nearly one in seven get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one in ten. Women make up the majority of Cleaners (66 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$14,253 - $63,555
$14K
$29K
$64K
MEDIAN: $28,650
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50%
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$8.64 - $19.97
$8
$11
$20
MEDIAN: $11.15
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$0$63K
Salary $14,253 - $63,555
Bonus $49.66 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $55.00
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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$17,736 - $45,903
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 129
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $8.64 - $19.97
Hourly Tips $0.06 - $2.48
Overtime $3.50 - $32.84
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $49.66 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $55.00
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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$17,736 - $45,903
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 753

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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.

Common Career Paths for Cleaner


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Cleaners who transition into an upper level Maid or Housekeeper position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Maid or Housekeeper makes $23K a year.

Cleaner Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Cleaner


Those at Self-Employed can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $32K.

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 $22,000 based on 515 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 $25,000 based on 219 salaries. An experienced Cleaner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 151 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 $25,000 based on 75 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $24,136

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

For Cleaners, working in the bustling city of Philadelphia has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Cleaners will also find cushy salaries in New York (+38 percent), Chicago (+30 percent), Oklahoma City (+23 percent), and Buffalo (+9 percent). Compared to the national average, Cleveland Cleaners have considerably lower salaries, 20 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Below-median salaries also turn up in Indianapolis and Orlando (15 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

Cleaner Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cleaner?

Cleaner in Denver:
"The J-O-B."
Pros: Easy and short hours.
Cons: Not getting Paid for Drive Time to drive employees to work in company car.

Cleaner in Moorestown:
Pros:
Cons: Lack of communication. There is a lack of organization. The supervisors do not help in many situations. Supervisors do not speak to employees in a business matter. Supervisors are not knowledgeable of work procedures or contact information of corporate. If they are they do not explain to their employees.

Cleaner in Washington:
"Cleaning vans, bio hazard cleaning."
Pros: Working nights and the people around me are really nice.
Cons: No night differential pay.

Cleaner in mps:
"It was an experience."
Pros: Cleaning the schools and getting to know the teachers and the students. And working with some awesome people.
Cons: I did not like the fact that u had to stick a metal key into the light socket to turn off the lights or the bad attitudes of my cousin workers.

Cleaner in Hazlehurst:
"Want to know."
Pros: I like to clean.
Cons: Getting others to help.

Cleaner in Pilani:
"I am working in a place and I am satisfied."
Pros: Cleaner.
Cons: No.

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Key Stats for Cleaner

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Cleaner Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$24,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 78%
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