Salary for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Also known as:  Chambermaid, Cleaning Maid, Cottage Attendant, Domestic Maid, House Cleaner, Housekeeping Aide, Housekeeping Staff, Motel Maid, Ward Maid helps hospitality and tourism professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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 get a salary ranging from 16000 - 24000 based on seniority. Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners can get an average pay level of Twenty One Thousand One Hundred dollars each year.

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners are paid most highly in the District of Columbia, where they receive normal pay levels of about $30770. They can obtain the highest pay in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, where they earn average pay levels of $29630.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.68 percent nationwide in that time.
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners tend to make the most in the following industries
Finance and Insurance $29,630
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $25,750
Information $25,160
Educational Services $24,390
Construction $24,270
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $23,020
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Transportation and Warehousing $19,130
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $20,390
Accommodation and Food Services $20,670
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $21,230
Retail Trade $21,540
Manufacturing $21,580