Light Duty Cleaners

NOC#: 65310

Number employed in the occupation:


Gender of people employed in the occupation:

# of Women: 3300


# of Men: 1910


Age of people working in the occupation:

Age 15 to 29: 850

Age 30 to 54: 2555

Age 55 to 64: 1435

Age 65 and older: 375

Highest Education level of people working in the occupation:

No certificate, diploma or degree: 1495

Secondary school diploma: 1905

Apprenticeship or trades certificate: 350

College certificate or diploma: 860

University diploma or degree: 605

Median Incomes of people working in the occupation (2022)

Median income for an entry-level employee: Minimum Wage

Median income for all employees in the occupation: $17.96

Median income for an experienced employee: $23.94

Annual online job postings in 2023 for this occupation:

1009 online job postings

Average advertised hourly wage: $19.43/hour

Industries that employ most people working in the occupation:

56 Administrative and support, waste management, remediation 2,755 (52.3%)
62 Health Care and Social Assistance 1,140 (21.9%)
72 Accommodation and Food Services 420 (8.1%)

Employment outlook:


  • Population growth and an increasing number of buildings, facilities, and residential properties are expected to support the need for cleaning services over the forecast period
  • Employee turnover is expected to be a source of job openings, as this occupation has lower entry requirements and experiences greater part-time work
  • Investments in hospitals and nursing and residential care facilities may create opportunities