Average Housecleaner Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Housecleaner is $14.82.
MEDIAN $14.82
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $26
$30 - $1,125
Total Pay
$20,118 - $53,780

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Job Description for Housecleaner

Housecleaner Tasks
  • Thoroughly clean homes on a regular, scheduled basis.
  • Comply with security regulations and ensure that all health and sanitation guidelines are routinely met.
  • Organize and track inventory to ensure that supplies are on-hand for cleaning duties.
  • Wash floors, vacuum carpets, dust furniture, and clean counter surfaces.

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Career Paths

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Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Housecleaner

An entry-level Housecleaner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.73 based on 19 salaries. An early career Housecleaner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.23 based on 110 salaries. A mid-career Housecleaner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.25 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Housecleaner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.82 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.

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Years of Experience

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