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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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)
17,350 7.2 % $ 18.52 $ 38,530 3.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 11.12 $ 13.71 $ 16.51 $ 21.93 $ 28.49
Annual Wage (2) $ 23,130 $ 28,510 $ 34,350 $ 45,610 $ 59,250


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 11,420 0.53 $ 18.83 $ 39,170
Traveler Accommodation 970 0.07 $ 17.91 $ 37,240
Residential Building Construction 390 0.05 $ 19.01 $ 39,540
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 290 0.01 $ 12.66 $ 26,340
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 270 0.04 $ 12.74 $ 26,490

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 11,420 0.53 $ 18.83 $ 39,170
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services 190 0.12 $ 17.54 $ 36,480
Traveler Accommodation 970 0.07 $ 17.91 $ 37,240
Residential Building Construction 390 0.05 $ 19.01 $ 39,540
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 270 0.04 $ 12.74 $ 26,490

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 110 (7) $ 27.46 $ 57,110
Facilities Support Services (8) (8) $ 21.73 $ 45,190
Waste Collection (8) (8) $ 20.67 $ 42,990
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 200 (7) $ 20.58 $ 42,800
Building Equipment Contractors (8) (8) $ 20.15 $ 41,920


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.



Map of employment of building cleaning workers, all other by state, May 2021


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)
California 3,940 0.24 1.94 $ 20.77 $ 43,200
Florida 1,830 0.21 1.72 $ 13.99 $ 29,090
Louisiana 1,360 0.76 6.17 $ 11.05 $ 22,990
Colorado 800 0.31 2.48 $ 18.78 $ 39,070
Georgia 790 0.18 1.46 $ 15.93 $ 33,130


Map of location quotient of building cleaning workers, all other by state, May 2021


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)
Louisiana 1,360 0.76 6.17 $ 11.05 $ 22,990
Vermont 100 0.34 2.73 $ 25.05 $ 52,090
Colorado 800 0.31 2.48 $ 18.78 $ 39,070
South Carolina 590 0.29 2.33 $ 15.01 $ 31,220
Maryland 650 0.26 2.09 $ 21.20 $ 44,100


Map of annual mean wages of building cleaning workers, all other by state, May 2021


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) $ 28.63 $ 59,540
Massachusetts 390 0.12 0.94 $ 27.35 $ 56,890
Vermont 100 0.34 2.73 $ 25.05 $ 52,090
New Jersey 540 0.14 1.14 $ 23.81 $ 49,520
Oregon (8) (8) (8) $ 21.36 $ 44,430



Map of employment of building cleaning workers, all other by area, May 2021


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)
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 650 0.29 2.35 $ 23.18 $ 48,210
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 540 0.18 1.50 $ 19.67 $ 40,900
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 520 0.20 1.64 $ 16.56 $ 34,450
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 520 0.34 2.75 $ 20.92 $ 43,520
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 510 0.35 2.85 $ 19.34 $ 40,240
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 420 0.30 2.47 $ 18.25 $ 37,960
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 330 0.13 1.04 $ 26.68 $ 55,500
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 280 0.22 1.82 $ 21.19 $ 44,060
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 260 0.27 2.19 $ 19.94 $ 41,480
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 250 0.21 1.70 $ 12.01 $ 24,980


Map of location quotient of building cleaning workers, all other by area, May 2021


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)
Alexandria, LA 50 0.93 7.57 $ 11.05 $ 22,980
Salisbury, MD-DE 100 0.67 5.46 $ 24.93 $ 51,850
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 100 0.64 5.17 $ 10.89 $ 22,660
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 40 0.46 3.71 $ 20.93 $ 43,520
Santa Rosa, CA 80 0.42 3.44 $ 27.46 $ 57,120
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 510 0.35 2.85 $ 19.34 $ 40,240
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 520 0.34 2.75 $ 20.92 $ 43,520
Fort Collins, CO 50 0.33 2.65 $ 18.97 $ 39,460
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 60 0.31 2.55 $ 19.61 $ 40,780
Salem, OR 50 0.31 2.49 $ 18.46 $ 38,410


Map of annual mean wages of building cleaning workers, all other by area, May 2021


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)
Santa Rosa, CA 80 0.42 3.44 $ 27.46 $ 57,120
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 330 0.13 1.04 $ 26.68 $ 55,500
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (8) (8) (8) $ 25.45 $ 52,940
Salisbury, MD-DE 100 0.67 5.46 $ 24.93 $ 51,850
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 650 0.29 2.35 $ 23.18 $ 48,210
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA (8) (8) (8) $ 22.54 $ 46,880
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 80 0.08 0.64 $ 22.47 $ 46,750
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 180 0.17 1.37 $ 22.33 $ 46,440
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 280 0.22 1.82 $ 21.19 $ 44,060
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 520 0.34 2.75 $ 20.92 $ 43,520

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

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 50 0.39 3.16 $ 17.75 $ 36,920
Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 30 0.35 2.87 $ 16.42 $ 34,150
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area 30 0.31 2.55 $ 21.62 $ 44,960

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

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 50 0.39 3.16 $ 17.75 $ 36,920
Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 30 0.35 2.87 $ 16.42 $ 34,150
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area 30 0.31 2.55 $ 21.62 $ 44,960

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

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area 30 0.31 2.55 $ 21.62 $ 44,960
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 50 0.39 3.16 $ 17.75 $ 36,920
Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 30 0.35 2.87 $ 16.42 $ 34,150


About May 2021 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 2021 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2022