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Maid Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Maid is $10.10 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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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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  
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  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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.
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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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Highly satisfied
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%