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Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

General Information

Description

Directly supervise and coordinate work activities of cleaning personnel in hotels, hospitals, offices, and other establishments.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit51.85%
  2. Self-employed34.40%
  3. State and local government8.07%
  4. Private, not for profit4.76%
  5. Federal government0.65%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$44,440

State-by-state Salary

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$57,950
$22,010
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 43%
  • Some college 19%
  • Associate's degree 14%
  • Bachelor's degree 12%
  • Post-secondary certificate 7%
  • Less than high school 3%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.
  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Education and Training
  • Administration and Management
  • Administrative
  • English Language

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