Maid Salary

Women comprise the majority of Maids in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $10.16 per hour on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Less than 10 percent receive medical and dental insurance and less than five percent get vision plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Maids. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$12,255 - $48,213
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$24K
$48K
MEDIAN: $23,990
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$8.04 - $19.67
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MEDIAN: $10.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$12,255 - $48,213  
   
Bonus
$406.95  
Total Pay (?
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$16,481 - $44,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$8.04 - $19.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13 - $3.19  
Overtime
$0.00 - $112.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$406.95  
   
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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$16,481 - $44,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 191

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Job Description for Maid

A maid is often referred to as a housekeeper, and this position can be found in organizations across the world, including cleaning in homes, hotels, and businesses. This person is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and appearance of an interior environment. A maid will typically work daytime hours, but some will work extended hours depending on their employer. Many positions are also part-time. No formal education is required to be a maid, but experience is always beneficial. This person can work independently or as part of a team of other maids.

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Maid Tasks

  • 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

Pay by Experience for a Maid has a positive trend. An entry-level Maid with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 156 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Maid with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Maid which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 44 salaries. A Maid with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 20 salaries.

Maid Reviews

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Maid

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Maid Salaries

Experienced
▲44%

Late-Career
▲35%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 89%