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Thursday, October 02, 2014

Question

How much do major franchise cleaning companies pay to their experienced or non-experienced Quality Control Representatives?


Answer

Answer # 1.
I am not aware of anyone who would have that exact information except the franchise itself. In your city (New York), the bls.gov website shows a starting janitorial labor cost of $12.03 an hour and experienced pay scale of $13.70 (about a 14% increase for experienced workers).
However, first line supervisors earn $23.96 an hour - quite an amazing spread. Normally, we see an increase of only $4-5 an hour more for a supervisor. You would expect to see most Q.C. inspectors paid at about the same level as first line supervisors.
Gary Clipperton
National Pro Clean Corp.
(719) 598-5112
www.nationalproclean.com

Answer # 2.
It all depends on the company. Many companies combine tasks; a QC person may also sell, train, or supervise. In companies that I have seen that use a dedicated QC person, they have paid them 70% to 80% of what a cleaning supervisor is paid or slightly more than a lead person would earn. Bottom line, it all depends on the geographic area, job responsibilities and company.
Bill Griffin, President
www.cleaningconsultants.com
Cell-206-849-0179