Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $11.75 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (48 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.75 per hour on average.
Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New Jersey, where they average to about $12.50 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Office Managers, who bring in close to $12.50 per hour, though Office Assistants are not far behind at around $10.74 along with Housekeepers (approximately $10.60) and Maids or Housekeepers ($9.50). Merry Maids Inc hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Maids (around $9.00 on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Employees who have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) make the most here, hauling in $10.00 per hour.
Employees who count Scheduling among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $14.50 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; just over two-fifths consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Relations, Office Management, and Data Entry.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Merry Maids Inc's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of survey participants do get paid time off for vacation, but only one in three respondents get paid sick time. One in four workers have health insurance, and benefits for about one in four workers also include dental insurance.