Cleaners and Domestics

Cleaners and domestics clean interiors of private houses, shops, hotels, schools, offices and other buildings.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£3,984
£10,211
£22,524

New workers start around £3,984. Normal pay is £10,211 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £22,524.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 631,414 vacancies for this type of job

3.88%

Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Empties ashtrays, waste bins and removes rubbish.

  • Washes down walls and ceilings.

  • Cleans toilets and bathrooms.

  • Dusts and polishes furniture and fittings.

  • Scrubs, washes, sweeps and polishes floors, corridors and stairs.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Mopping

  • Housekeeping

  • Furniture Cleaning

  • Maid Services

  • Window Cleaning

  • Cleaning Products

  • Machinery

  • Commercial Cleaning

  • Warehousing

  • Ironing

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Cleanliness

  • Detail Oriented

  • Customer Service

  • English Language

  • Management

  • Time Management

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Professionalism

  • Enthusiasm

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.