Building Cleaning Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of building cleaning workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of building cleaning workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of building cleaning workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The building cleaning workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Building Cleaning Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,260
25th Percentile Wage
$20,430
50th Percentile Wage
$24,240
75th Percentile Wage
$30,910
90th Percentile Wage
$39,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for building cleaning workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) building cleaning workers is $39,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,260. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 118% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of building cleaning workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,240
3.38% 11.55%
2016
$23,420
3.54% -
2015
$22,590
2.66% -
2014
$21,990
1.27% -
2013
$21,710
1.24% -
2012
$21,440
- -

Table 2. Building Cleaning Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of building cleaning workers in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for building cleaning workers occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $35,070. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $22,650).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$35,070
Utilities
$31,040
Federal, State, and Local Government
$30,340
Educational Services
$29,540
Manufacturing
$27,090
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$26,730
Information
$26,110
Mining
$25,820
Construction
$25,800
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$25,170
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$24,880
Wholesale Trade
$24,850
Health Care and Social Assistance
$24,470
Finance and Insurance
$24,430
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$24,140
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$23,790
Retail Trade
$23,670
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$23,640
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,250
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,650



Related:

💰 Highest paying industries for building cleaning workers.