Updated August 22, 2022

Average House Cleaner Salary

$13.46hourly

To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More
$27,996 yearly

Entry level Salary
$21,000 yearly
$21,000
10 %
$27,996
Median
$36,000
90 %

How much does a House Cleaner make?

House cleaners make $27,996 per year on average, or $13.46 per hour, in the United States. House cleaners on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $21,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $36,000.

Location impacts how much a house cleaner can expect to make. House cleaners make the most in Hawaii, New York, California, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

Highest Paying States For House Cleaners

The darker areas on the map show where house cleaners earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Salary:

House Cleaner average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1New York$36,302$17.451,408
2Hawaii$37,262$17.91105
3Maine$31,092$14.95177
4Rhode Island$34,260$16.47124
5Arizona$29,831$14.34854
6Nevada$29,539$14.20284
7Oregon$33,526$16.12448
8New Hampshire$31,455$15.12190
9Michigan$27,890$13.411,187
10Massachusetts$34,483$16.58671
11California$36,114$17.362,551
12Minnesota$31,550$15.17667
13Pennsylvania$28,342$13.631,591
14Washington$33,181$15.95631
15New Jersey$32,166$15.46860
16Vermont$30,340$14.5987
17Montana$27,174$13.06206
18Wisconsin$27,920$13.42723
19Idaho$28,131$13.52209
20Illinois$29,248$14.061,339
21Connecticut$31,399$15.10288
22Colorado$29,060$13.97734
23Ohio$24,874$11.961,906
24Indiana$25,211$12.12963
25Maryland$29,770$14.31628
26Wyoming$25,578$12.3081
27Nebraska$27,161$13.06218
28District of Columbia$31,648$15.2239
29Utah$27,206$13.08334
30West Virginia$23,153$11.13223
31Tennessee$22,619$10.87921
32Kentucky$23,297$11.20508
33North Dakota$26,481$12.7380
34Iowa$23,238$11.17533
35Florida$23,594$11.342,917
36Alaska$25,783$12.4097
37South Dakota$25,223$12.1396
38Delaware$26,896$12.9396
39North Carolina$23,043$11.081,302
40Texas$23,250$11.182,667
41Missouri$23,001$11.06804
42Kansas$23,376$11.24353
43New Mexico$24,144$11.61179
44Virginia$24,992$12.02988
45Mississippi$21,729$10.45328
46Georgia$22,639$10.881,212
47Alabama$22,658$10.89453
48Arkansas$22,729$10.93246
49South Carolina$21,570$10.37604
50Oklahoma$22,103$10.63346
51Louisiana$20,070$9.65401

Highest Paying Cities For House Cleaners

Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1San Jose, CA$37,031$17.80
2New York, NY$36,269$17.44
3Boston, MA$34,545$16.61
4Portland, OR$33,498$16.10
5Seattle, WA$33,325$16.02
6Minneapolis, MN$31,614$15.20
7Parkville, MD$30,084$14.46
8Phoenix, AZ$29,926$14.39
9Chicago, IL$29,416$14.14
10Las Vegas, NV$29,398$14.13
11Loveland, CO$29,248$14.06
12Meridian, ID$28,322$13.62
13Saint George, UT$28,068$13.49
14Ann Arbor, MI$27,693$13.31
15Omaha, NE$27,163$13.06

House Cleaner Salary Details

Average House Cleaner Salary Graph
Average House Cleaner Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is a House Cleaner's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$36,000$3,000$17
75th Percentile$32,000$2,667$15
Average$27,996$2,333$13
25th Percentile$24,000$2,000$12
10th Percentile$21,000$1,750$10

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Maid$26,400$2,200$12.6920,631
Guest Room Attendant$27,269$2,272$13.11123,184
Attendant$27,453$2,288$13.2052,299
Room Attendant$27,596$2,300$13.27101,637
Service Attendant$27,451$2,288$13.2044,652
Room Attendant Housekeeper$29,635$2,470$14.25106,977

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Which Companies Pay House Cleaners The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Tampa Bay Water and CARE are the highest paying companies for house cleaners.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Tampa Bay Water$42,443$20.411
2CARE$32,204$15.48
3Vacation$32,189$15.488
4PeaceHealth$31,762$15.2722
5Vegas.com$31,720$15.251
6Mari$31,130$14.972
7West$30,991$14.905
8Tetherow$30,762$14.791
9Zingerman's$30,382$14.613
10Hard Rock Hotels$30,313$14.578
11PeopleReady$30,291$14.56112
12HW Staffing Solutions$30,160$14.501
13RAMS$29,142$14.01
14Shine$28,667$13.785
15Better$28,629$13.76
16Go Fish Digital$28,560$13.731
17Urban$28,483$13.692
18Hospitality Staffing Solutions$28,462$13.6841
19Newland Communities$28,418$13.66
20Utah$28,405$13.664

House Cleaner Salary Trends

The salary for a house cleaner can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Average House Cleaner Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    House Cleaner Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$28,000$13.46+5.2%
    2021$26,500$12.76+4.3%
    2020$25,400$12.20+3.8%
    2019$24,400$11.73+4.5%
    2018$23,300$11.20+4.9%

    Recently Added House Cleaner Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Chamberlane Interior ServicesHouse CleanerMarina del Rey, CA07/25/2022$52,175
    The Maids-Schaumburg, IlHousekeeper/House Cleaner-Daily Pay Available!Schaumburg, IL07/25/2022$29,218
    Servicemaster CleanApartment Cleaners Student HousingMadison, WI07/25/2022$29,218
    The Maids-Long Island, NyHousekeeper/House CleanerPlainview, NY07/25/2022$31,305
    Island Gems Cleaning ServiceProfessional House CleanerBay Shore, NY07/23/2022$33,392
    Emaids of BrowardProfessional House CleanerFort Lauderdale, FL07/22/2022$27,131
    MaidproHouse CleanerKansas City, MO07/22/2022$29,218
    Molly Maid of Carmel/Fishers/GeistHouse Cleaner WE Pay The GasIndianapolis, IN07/22/2022$31,305
    Molly Maid of Metamora, Flint, Grand Blanc and FentonProfessional House CleanerLapeer, MI07/22/2022$29,218
    MaidproHouse CleanerKenosha, WI07/22/2022$31,305

    House Cleaner Salaries FAQs

    What state pays House Cleaners the most?

    Hawaii pays House Cleaners the most in the United States, with an average salary of $37,262 per year, or $17.91 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a House Cleaner?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a House Cleaner if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in New York you should be paid close to $36,302 per year.

    What type of House Cleaner gets paid the most?

    Housekeeping Aide gets paid the most. Housekeeping Aide made a median salary of $29,968. The best-paid 10 percent make $34,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $26,000.

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