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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

37-2019 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

All building cleaning workers not listed separately.


National estimates for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other
Industry profile for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other
Geographic profile for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

National estimates for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
17,050 10.0 % $ 18.68 $ 38,860 3.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 11.04 $ 13.14 $ 16.59 $ 21.74 $ 30.58
Annual Wage (2) $ 22,950 $ 27,340 $ 34,510 $ 45,220 $ 63,610


Industry profile for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 12,930 0.61 $ 19.30 $ 40,140
Real Estate 470 0.03 $ 15.96 $ 33,190
Residential Building Construction 340 0.04 $ 18.48 $ 38,430
Traveler Accommodation 340 0.02 $ 13.99 $ 29,100
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 320 0.01 $ 13.83 $ 28,760

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 12,930 0.61 $ 19.30 $ 40,140
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services 130 0.08 $ 16.83 $ 35,010
Residential Building Construction 340 0.04 $ 18.48 $ 38,430
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 50 0.04 $ 13.84 $ 28,790
Real Estate 470 0.03 $ 15.96 $ 33,190

Top paying industries for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 40 (7) $ 25.84 $ 53,740
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 60 0.01 $ 21.96 $ 45,690
Facilities Support Services 40 0.03 $ 20.91 $ 43,490
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 170 (7) $ 20.41 $ 42,450
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) (8) (8) $ 19.77 $ 41,110


Geographic profile for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 1,750 0.21 1.69 $ 17.55 $ 36,500
Oregon 1,060 0.59 4.80 (8) (8)
Colorado 710 0.28 2.25 $ 17.17 $ 35,720
South Carolina 640 0.32 2.58 $ 15.35 $ 31,930
Massachusetts 420 0.13 1.03 $ 23.62 $ 49,130




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oregon 1,060 0.59 4.80 (8) (8)
South Carolina 640 0.32 2.58 $ 15.35 $ 31,930
Colorado 710 0.28 2.25 $ 17.17 $ 35,720
Louisiana 410 0.23 1.84 $ 11.78 $ 24,500
Florida 1,750 0.21 1.69 $ 17.55 $ 36,500




Top paying states for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York (8) (8) (8) $ 28.73 $ 59,760
Massachusetts 420 0.13 1.03 $ 23.62 $ 49,130
Missouri (8) (8) (8) $ 20.53 $ 42,710
Ohio (8) (8) (8) $ 19.78 $ 41,140
Kentucky (8) (8) (8) $ 19.70 $ 40,970





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 890 0.78 6.39 (8) (8)
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 480 0.18 1.50 $ 18.44 $ 38,350
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 370 0.25 2.07 $ 16.71 $ 34,750
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 150 0.11 0.88 $ 18.36 $ 38,180
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 110 0.17 1.42 (8) (8)
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 80 0.03 0.27 $ 19.39 $ 40,340
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 50 0.04 0.34 $ 14.48 $ 30,120
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 30 0.07 0.54 $ 13.63 $ 28,340




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 890 0.78 6.39 (8) (8)
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 370 0.25 2.07 $ 16.71 $ 34,750
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 480 0.18 1.50 $ 18.44 $ 38,350
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 110 0.17 1.42 (8) (8)
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 150 0.11 0.88 $ 18.36 $ 38,180
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 30 0.07 0.54 $ 13.63 $ 28,340
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 50 0.04 0.34 $ 14.48 $ 30,120
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 80 0.03 0.27 $ 19.39 $ 40,340




Top paying metropolitan areas for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL (8) (8) (8) $ 27.02 $ 56,200
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (8) (8) (8) $ 23.47 $ 48,820
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD (8) (8) (8) $ 21.23 $ 44,160
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA (8) (8) (8) $ 20.28 $ 42,180
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 80 0.03 0.27 $ 19.39 $ 40,340
Reno, NV (8) (8) (8) $ 18.85 $ 39,200
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 480 0.18 1.50 $ 18.44 $ 38,350
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 150 0.11 0.88 $ 18.36 $ 38,180
Colorado Springs, CO (8) (8) (8) $ 18.30 $ 38,070
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT (8) (8) (8) $ 18.00 $ 37,440


About May 2020 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021