The Essential Cleaner Salary Guide for 2022

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If you’re looking to hire a cleaner to join your team, you probably have some questions about what to pay them. To help you, we’ve put together the essential cleaner salary guide with up-to-date, crowdsourced data courtesy of Payscale. Below, you will find cleaner salary information based on national averages, years of experience, job title, and geographic location.

How much do cleaners make in the United States?

There are a few factors that will affect the salary you pay your cleaners. Things to ask yourself include:

  • How much does a cleaner earn on average in the U.S.?
  • How much do cleaners make in the state where they live?
  • How much experience does the cleaner you’re looking to hire have?
  • How much does an entry-level cleaner make compared to an experienced cleaner?
  • Cleaners earn $30,218 per year on average
  • A cleaner’s hourly rate is $12.58 on average
  • Entry-level cleaners earn $26,281 per year on average
  • Experienced cleaners earn $35,299 per year on average

Average Cleaner Salary in the U.S.

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To help you better understand how to determine what you pay your employees, we have provided a detailed breakdown of cleaner salaries by state and by years of experience.

Use this information to ensure you are paying fair wages in your state to help attract and retain top performers.

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State-by-state average cleaner salaries

Where your cleaner works will affect their average income. To illustrate, cleaners working in California earn $36,669 on average, whereas cleaners earn $30,073 in Texas and $27,870 in Florida.

Average Salary by State (USD)

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  • $37,000-$39,999
  • $34,000-$36,999
  • $31,000-$33,999
  • $28,000-$30,999
  • $25,000-$27,999

Cleaner salary by years of experience

Cleaners’ salaries increase as they earn experience. Here are national averages based on their levels of experience.

Average Salary by Experience (USD)

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< 1 year
$26,281
1-2 yrs
$28,049
3-5 yrs
$29,845
6-10 yrs
$31,614
11+ yrs
$35,299

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