General Duty/ Housekeeper Salary

The average Housekeeper in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $10.81 per hour. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one in five collect dental insurance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most General Duty Housekeepers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Female General Duty Housekeepers make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$15,205 - $76,933
$15K
$24K
$77K
MEDIAN: $23,668
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$8.44 - $16.41
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MEDIAN: $10.46
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$0$76K
Salary $15,205 - $76,933
Bonus $252
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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$17,731 - $35,954
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $8.44 - $16.41
Hourly Tips $0.56
Overtime $1.01 - $29.59
Annual Data $0$35K
Bonus $252
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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$17,731 - $35,954
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 149

Job Description for General Duty/ Housekeeper

  • Clean rooms on a daily basis.
  • Clean accidental spills and carries out cleaning tasks other than daily routine.
  • Fill cart with supplies and transport cart to assigned area.
  • Disinfect and wash beds and trash cans as scheduled.
  • Perform deep cleaning of rooms as assigned.

General Duty/ Housekeeper Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for General Duty/ Housekeeper

Pay by Experience for a General Duty/ Housekeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level General Duty/ Housekeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Duty/ Housekeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced General Duty/ Housekeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 47 salaries. A General Duty/ Housekeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 15 salaries.

General Duty/ Housekeeper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a General Duty/ Housekeeper?

General Duty/ Housekeeper in Somerset:
Pros: It is versatile and every day is different.
Cons: Different schedule each week and I don't know it until Saturday morning, and just being a grunt worker on the very bottom of the totem pole.

General Duty/ Housekeeper in Atlantic City:
"Tedious."
Pros: No supervision, the opportunity to help kids, and I love. Making things clean.
Cons: Not being appreciated for the hard work I do.

General Duty/ Housekeeper in Brandon:
"Always give your best....and be happy in what you are doing."
Be patient and always do your best........

Key Stats for General Duty/ Housekeeper

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects General Duty/ Housekeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 58%