Window cleaners

£26,000

Average Annual Pay

Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2017

39

Average Weekly Hours

Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2015

5.20%

Unemployment Rate

Labour Force Survey 2018

Future employment projections (Working Futures UK)

Description

Window cleaners wash and polish windows and other glass fittings.

Qualifications

No academic qualifications are required. On-the-job training may be available in larger firms. NVQs/SVQs in Cleaning: Windows, Glass and Façade Surfaces at Level 2 are available.

Typical tasks

  • secures ladders and other equipment to gain safe access to glass;
  • selects appropriate cleaning or polishing implement;
  • washes and polishes glass with brushes, cloths, sponges, water and solvents.

Common job titles

Cleaner, window
Cleaner
Contractor, cleaning, window