Housekeepers and related occupations
Average Annual Pay
Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2017
Average Weekly Hours
Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2015
Labour Force Survey 2018
Future employment projections (Working Futures UK)
Housekeepers and related workers perform domestic cleaning and other housekeeping tasks within private households, hotels, schools, hostels and other non-private households.
QualificationsThere are no formal academic entry requirements, although entrants typically possess GCSEs/S grades or an equivalent qualification. NVQs/SVQs and other vocational qualifications in hospitality and catering at levels 2 and 3 are available.
- controls the purchase and storing of food, cleaning materials, linen and other household supplies;
- maintains household records;
- performs a variety of domestic tasks including food preparation and service, cleaning and laundry;
- assists employer in washing, dressing, packing and other personal activities.
Common job titles
Destination of Leavers survey, supplied by the Higher Education Statistics.