Maid Salary (United States)

The larger portion of Maids in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $10.10 per hour. Pay generally spreads from $7.65 per hour to $20.29. Less than 10 enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and less than five get vision benefits. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Maid Salary (?
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$11,878 - $28,603
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MEDIAN: $17,350
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Maid Salary (?
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$7.65 - $20.29
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$11,878 - $28,603  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $296.61  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$15,531 - $42,128  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.65 - $20.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.27 - $1.24  
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $296.61  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$15,531 - $42,128  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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Job Description for Maid

  • Clean individual units when vacated or requested.
  • Sweep, mop, wash, dust and vacuum designated areas.
  • Clean sidewalks, including sweeping, raking leaves and shoveling snow.
  • Seal, wax, and buff floors and hard surfaces.
  • Assist painters and security engineers when assigned.

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Pay by Experience Level for Maid

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Maids, experience and pay seem to be weakly connected; experience does not necessarily lead to more money. New Maids earn approximately $21K, only slightly increasing to $22K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $24K after one to two decades. As Maids reach two decades on the job, salary growth continues, albeit at a slower pace, with pay averaging $30K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 18 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 12 percent. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range.

Maid Reviews

What is it like working as a Maid?
Maid in Duluth:
Pros: Flexible schedule, can work when nobody else is around.
Cons: Management has unrealistic expectations for length of each cleaning, feel like I'm not taken seriously.

Experience Affects Maid Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$21,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 7% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 91%
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