The average hourly pay for a Cleaner is $11.58.
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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. 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.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Cleaner
The top respondents for the job title Cleaner are from the companies ABM Janitorial, ABM Industries, Inc. and Merry Maids Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is $19.40. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cleaning Solutions and Merry Maids Inc, earning around $12.50 and $11.46, respectively. ABM Industries, Inc. pays the lowest at around $9.62. ABM Janitorial and Spotless Cleaning also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.97 and $10.17, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Cleaner
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 $10.44 based on 108 salaries. An early career Cleaner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.10 based on 767 salaries. A mid-career Cleaner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.04 based on 313 salaries. An experienced Cleaner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.87 based on 257 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Cleaner in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 35.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (20.6% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (12.8% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8.0% less) and Rochester, New York (3.0% less).
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