How much do cleaners and domestics in Edinburgh get paid?

Cleaners and domestics in Edinburgh earn

£8.75–10.60 per hour

Based on 45 employee reviews

Cleaner or domestic salaries can range between £8.75–10.60 per hour in the Edinburgh area. This data is based on quiz results from 45 employees who live in and around Edinburgh.

What do top employers pay cleaners and domestics?

Who are the top cleaner or domestic employers?

  1. Northern Rail
    8.4
  2. Fife Council
    7.4
  3. Aldi
    7.3

Who are the worst cleaner or domestic employers?

  1. ISS Healthcare
    4.1
  2. Samsic
    4.2
  3. Orian
    4.3

What contracts are people on?

12% report having zero hours contracts.
19% report having low hours contracts. (less than 16 hours)
33% report having part time contracts. (16-35 hours)
36% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 42 employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 96% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 45 employees

What do cleaners and domestics do?

Cleaners have the job of keeping places clean and hygienic. This may be a supermarket, an office, a hospital or someone’s home.

Cleaners can be hired directly by a company or an individual, or work for a specialist cleaning company.

Other names for cleaners are:

  • Domestics
  • Domestic assistants
  • Hygiene operatives

What you do in this job will vary depending on what sort of location you work in.

Some common things cleaners do include:

  • Dusting, wiping down and disinfecting surfaces
  • Mopping, hoovering and shampooing floors
  • Cleaning bathrooms and kitchens
  • Emptying bins
  • Following safety instructions for chemical cleaners
  • Following health and safety procedures

You may have to work early mornings, late nights, on weekends or bank holidays.

You might be on your feet a lot.

This is an entry level job.

If you want to apply for a cleaner job, you might need the following:

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