Average Housekeeper Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Housekeeper is $10.29.
MEDIAN $10.29
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $16
$24 - $1,971
Profit Sharing
$2 - $27,369
$0 - $1,200
Total Pay
$16,988 - $35,879

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Job Description for Housekeeper

Housekeeper Tasks
  • Seal, wax, and buff floors and hard surfaces.
  • Assist painters and security engineers when assigned.
  • Clean sidewalks, including sweeping, raking leaves and shoveling snow.
  • Clean individual units when vacated or requested.
  • Sweep, mop, wash, dust and vacuum designated areas.
The top respondents for the job title Housekeeper are from the companies Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Healthcare Services Group, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is $15.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Marriott International, Inc. and Courtyard by Marriott, earning around $10.09 and $9.29, respectively. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. pays the lowest at around $8.54. Holiday Inn Express and Hampton Inn also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $8.62 and $8.81, respectively.

Career Paths

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Housekeeping Supervisor
Housekeeper, Hospital
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeper

An entry-level Housekeeper with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.61 based on 501 salaries. An early career Housekeeper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.96 based on 3,375 salaries. A mid-career Housekeeper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.77 based on 1,526 salaries. An experienced Housekeeper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.71 based on 1,599 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.
Employees with Housekeeper in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 70.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (27.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (21.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (0.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,865 survey responses.
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