Salary for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

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Also known as:  Chambermaid, Cleaning Maid, Cottage Attendant, Domestic Maid, House Cleaner, Housekeeping Aide, Housekeeping Staff, Motel Maid, Ward Maid helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Maid and housekeeping cleaners perform a variety of housekeeping duties that include everything from making beds, cleaning rugs and floors, performing laundry duties or vacuuming. These duties are often performed at establishments such as hotels, offices, private homes or businesses. They are detail-oriented people who are able to notice property damage on site, and report quickly and efficiently to the right supervisors. They keep storage areas clean and safe, and maintain a high standard of cleanliness and timeliness. A high school diploma is generally required for employment in this field.

A Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner can expect a wage between $19,370 and $39,140 based on experience and talent. usually receive average salaries of twenty-eight thousand and ten dollars yearly.

obtain the highest pay in District of Columbia, where they earn compensation, on average, of approximately $40,540. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Transportation and Warehousing, where they earn pay of $35,110.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 55.83 percent nationwide in that time.


Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners tend to make the most in the following industries:

Transportation and Warehousing
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Accommodation and Food Services
Finance and Insurance
Management of Companies and Enterprises