Updated August 18, 2021
Average Housekeeping Cleaner Salary
$9.60 hourly
$19,000 yearly

Entry level Salary
$14,000 yearly
$14,000
10 %
$19,000
Median
$26,000
90 %
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PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$26,000$2,167$13
75th Percentile$23,000$1,917$11
Average$19,975$1,665$10
25th Percentile$17,000$1,417$8
10th Percentile$14,000$1,167$7

Average Housekeeping Cleaner Salary By State

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Housekeeping Cleaner average salary by State

StateAvg. salaryHourly rateJob Count
Alabama$17,527$8.43469
Alaska$25,334$12.18128
Arizona$22,457$10.80879
Arkansas$20,276$9.75273
California$28,606$13.752,808
Colorado$25,785$12.40778
Connecticut$27,034$13.00297
Delaware$25,344$12.18103
District of Columbia$25,985$12.4951
Florida$19,124$9.193,130
Georgia$18,052$8.681,284
Hawaii$30,098$14.47117
Idaho$21,576$10.37246
Illinois$26,684$12.831,480
Indiana$19,230$9.251,001
Iowa$20,500$9.86510
Kansas$20,026$9.63358
Kentucky$20,248$9.73535
Louisiana$17,222$8.28370
Maine$26,706$12.84187
Maryland$22,086$10.62614
Massachusetts$32,262$15.51669
Michigan$22,400$10.771,126
Minnesota$26,533$12.76634
Mississippi$17,185$8.26315
Missouri$20,242$9.73740
Montana$23,450$11.27199
Nebraska$21,708$10.44188
Nevada$25,732$12.37261
New Hampshire$26,231$12.61180
New Jersey$25,617$12.32856
New Mexico$19,163$9.21155
New York$27,378$13.161,383
North Carolina$18,065$8.691,143
North Dakota$26,283$12.6469
Ohio$21,523$10.351,784
Oklahoma$19,679$9.46283
Oregon$27,850$13.39456
Pennsylvania$22,320$10.731,499
Rhode Island$28,997$13.94130
South Carolina$17,789$8.55609
South Dakota$22,115$10.6388
Tennessee$18,930$9.10887
Texas$18,528$8.912,616
Utah$23,436$11.27367
Vermont$27,572$13.2681
Virginia$19,596$9.421,089
Washington$28,694$13.80725
West Virginia$18,508$8.90231
Wisconsin$23,747$11.42874
Wyoming$23,544$11.3288

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Highest Paying Cities For Housekeeping Cleaner

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CityAvg. salaryHourly rate
Arlington, MA$32,372$15.56
Burlingame, CA$31,680$15.23
Amherst, NY$27,794$13.36
Lombard, IL$26,828$12.90
Portland, ME$26,819$12.89
Ramsey, MN$26,798$12.88

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How much does a Housekeeping Cleaner make?

  • The average Housekeeping Cleaner makes $19,975 in the United States.
  • The average hourly pay for a Housekeeping Cleaner is $9.6.
  • The average entry-level Housekeeping Cleaner salary is $14,000.
  • Highest paying states for Housekeeping Cleaner are Massachusetts ($32,262), Hawaii ($30,098), Rhode Island ($32,262) and Washington ($32,262).
  • Highest paying cities for Housekeeping Cleaner are Arlington, MA ($32,372), Burlingame, CA, Amherst, NY, Lombard, IL and Portland, ME.
  • Housekeeping Cleaners on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $14,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $26,000.
  • The best-paid 25% made $23,000 that year, while the lowest-paid 25$ made $17,000
  • Industries with the highest Housekeeping Cleaner salaries are Hospitality, Health Care and Professional.

Average Housekeeping Cleaner Salary Over Time

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    YearAvg. salaryHourly rate% Change
    2022$20,000$9.60+3.8%
    2021$19,200$9.24+4.5%
    2020$18,300$8.82+4.9%
    2019$17,400$8.38+3.0%
    2018$16,900$8.13+1.7%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Maid

    Avg. salary: $19,739

    Maids are individuals who perform domestic chores like ironing, grocery shopping, cleaning, and laundry. Primarily, maids oversee the maintenance of wardrobes, serve meals, and lay out clothes. They can carry out their job independently and adhere to the strict schedules set for them. They maintain the cleaning records as well as the supply inventory in organizations or residences. Maids are expected to be equipped with physical capabilities, along with cleaning, time management, customer service, and organizational skills.
    5,481 Maid Jobs
    Janitor

    Avg. salary: $23,296

    Janitors are primarily responsible for maintaining the sanitation and cleanliness of the workspace. They are in charge of sweeping and mopping floors, wiping surfaces, and ensuring that the area they are assigned to is properly sanitized. They manage the inventory of supplies and ensure that they would never run out of cleaning supplies by properly tracking the usage of each material. Some skilled janitors are also responsible for doing minor repairs to different office equipment and fixtures. They also help in company event setups and cleanups, as well as in liaising tasks that the office might need.
    46,321 Janitor Jobs
    Guest Room Attendant

    Avg. salary: $22,547

    A guest room attendant's main specialty is in servicing and cleaning guest rooms. Your job as a room attendant is to ensure that all rooms and bathrooms are made inviting and clean for guests. You may also be required to attend to guest queries and provide knowledgeable answers to them. That's not all; your job responsibility may also include picking and providing necessary amenities for guests.
    98,696 Guest Room Attendant Jobs
    Room Attendant

    Avg. salary: $24,643

    A room attendant is responsible for managing guest rooms, ensuring its safety and comfortability for the guests. Room attendants' duties include maintaining the cleanliness of rooms by following cleaning schedules, inspecting the furniture and other room items, reporting any damaged furniture for immediate replacement, replacing bed and bathroom amenities, restocking foods and emptying trash containers, and responding to guests' inquiries and requests. A room attendant must have excellent customer service and organizational skills to keep the highest customer satisfaction.
    76,801 Room Attendant Jobs
    Cleaning Crew Member

    Avg. salary: $23,651

    The responsibilities of a cleaning crew member depend on the delegated tasks from a leader. Most duties will revolve around sweeping and mopping floors, wiping windows and mirrors, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, dusting corners, and vacuuming. There are also instances when a cleaning crew member must take out garbage, collect laundry, and replenish essential supplies such as soap and tissue. Furthermore, it is crucial to coordinate with the team and organize cleaning tools and supplies, ensuring that nothing is left behind on work areas.
    112,961 Cleaning Crew Member Jobs
    Room Attendant Housekeeper

    Avg. salary: $23,832

    A room attendant housekeeper is in charge of keeping the guest rooms in hotels, lodges, inns, resorts, and motels are clean and presentable to the customers. They ensure guest rooms and public areas are clean and well presented to look welcoming and tidy. Their duties and responsibilities include stocking and sorting supplies, changing beddings, airing out rooms, and handling laundry.
    71,511 Room Attendant Housekeeper Jobs
    Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
    Maid$19,740$1,645$9.495,481
    Janitor$23,297$1,941$11.2046,321
    Guest Room Attendant$22,547$1,879$10.8498,696
    Room Attendant$24,643$2,054$11.8576,801
    Cleaning Crew Member$23,651$1,971$11.37112,961
    Room Attendant Housekeeper$23,832$1,986$11.4671,511
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    The salary for a Housekeeping 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.

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    Recently Added Housekeeping Cleaner Salaries

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    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    MaidproCleaner/Housekeeper/CleaningMaple Grove, MN12/30/2021$37,566
    Remote In Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaHousekeeping Deep Cleaner !Kane, PA12/30/2021$31,305
    Luttrell Staffing GroupHousekeeping | Janitorial | CleaningBristol, TN12/28/2021$21,914
    Luttrell Staffing GroupHousekeeping | Janitorial | CleaningAbingdon, VA12/28/2021$20,870
    Kimco Facility ServicesCleaning JanitorialElizabeth, NJ12/24/2021$29,218
    Haynes Building ServiceJanitorial Cleaning-Central PhoenixPhoenix, AZ12/23/2021$28,175
    Environment Control of Wisconsin, Inc.Janitorial CleaningMadison, WI12/23/2021$29,218
    Haynes Building ServicesJanitorial CleaningThousand Oaks, CA12/22/2021$29,218
    Summit Athletic ClubCustodial-Housekeeping-Janitorial-CleanerSaint George, UT12/22/2021$20,870
    Penn National GamingHousekeeping Deep Cleaner Hollywood Casino MorgantownMorgantown, PA12/22/2021$31,305

    Average Housekeeping Cleaner Salary by Demographic

    Housekeeping Cleaner Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $21,041
    female-income
    Female Income
    $20,152
    GenderIncome
    Male$21,041
    Female$20,152
    Median Housekeeping Cleaner Income by Race
    Asian Housekeeping Cleaners have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Asian Housekeeping Cleaners have the lowest average salary at $19,651.
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    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    EthnicitySalary
    White$20,139
    Black or African American$20,308
    Asian$22,483
    Hispanic or Latino$20,403
    Average Housekeeping Cleaner Salary by Education Level
    Housekeeping Cleaners with a Bachelors degree earn more than those without, at $21,624 annually. With a Associate degree, Housekeeping Cleaners earn a median annual income of $20,431 compared to $20,152 for Housekeeping Cleaners with an High School Diploma degree.
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    EducationSalary
    No Education$19,583
    High School Diploma or Less$20,152
    Some College/ Associate Degree$20,431
    Bachelor's Degree$21,624