- Washes and polishes glass with brushes, cloths, sponges, water and solvents.
- Selects appropriate cleaning or polishing implement.
- Secures ladders and other equipment to gain safe access to glass.
Typical Education Level
Level 1 NVQ; GCSE at grades D-G
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 16% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for window cleaner is £15,347
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 292. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for window cleaner roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £15,347 per year. That is about £1,279 per month or £7.87 per hour. New workers generally start on £7,039, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £42,619
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 292 people are employed in the region.