$28,834
Avg. Salary
$11.20
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$307

Bonus

$80.00

Profit Sharing

$617

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Cleaner is $11.20 per hour.

The average pay for a Cleaner is $28,834 per year.

$8.61
10%
$11.20
50%
$19.84
90%
MEDIAN $11.20
$14k
10%
$29k
50%
$61k
90%
MEDIAN $28,834
$14,253 - $60,984
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$29K
$61K
MEDIAN: $28,834
10%
50%
90%

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$8.61 - $19.84
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$0$60K
Salary $14,253 - $60,984
Bonus $20.61 - $5,017
Profit Sharing $2.70 - $5,152
Commission $617
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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$17,622 - $43,298
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 236
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $8.61 - $19.84
Hourly Tips $0.08 - $3.88
Overtime $4.30 - $30.00
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $20.61 - $5,017
Commission $617
Profit Sharing $2.70 - $5,152
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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$17,622 - $43,298
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,416

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Cleaner


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

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

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

37%

National Average: $24,112

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 Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Cleaner?

Cleaner in Johannesburg:
"I need to find another job somewhere else."
As a new member of cleaner, I have to sweep the floor first then I must put a soop in a clean water.I must wear a caution like gloves and shoes.

Cleaner in Gulf Shores:
Pros: The views and weather.
Cons: Traffic during peak season.

Cleaner in Elkhart:
"It's like god took a dump on my head everytime I go to work."
Pros: I have a job an that is the most important thing.
Cons: Elkhart, going to Elkhart an working in a bad Neighborhood.

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 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
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 217 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

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 217 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 79%