Cleaners and domestics clean interiors of private houses, shops, hotels, schools, offices and other buildings.


  • Escorts people from the venue following the exam and collects completed papers.
  • Supervises during exams, responds to any problems or questions from candidates and deals with any violations of the exam conditions.
  • Directs candidates to their seats, checks attendance, and informs candidates of the exam conditions they will work under.
  • Sets up venue, lays out desks, exam papers, stationery and other equipment necessary for the exam.

Typical Education Level

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 41% 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

£14,645 Average wage

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for cleaner or domestic is £14,645

1,028 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,028. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.


Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for cleaner or domestic roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £14,645 per year. That is about £1,220 per month or £7.51 per hour. New workers generally start on £242, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £3,539

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, 1,028 people are employed in the region.

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