Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

General Information

Description

Perform any combination of light cleaning duties to maintain private households or commercial establishments, such as hotels and hospitals, in a clean and orderly manner. Duties may include making beds, replenishing linens, cleaning rooms and halls, and vacuuming.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit63.02%
  2. Self-employed26.44%
  3. Private, not for profit6.04%
  4. State and local government2.86%
  5. Federal government1.01%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
No Information for this section

Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$26,220

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$40,190
$19,380
No Information for this section

Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Less than high school 44%
  • High school 35%
  • Post-secondary certificate 6%
  • Bachelor's degree 5%
  • Post-doctoral training 4%
  • Some college 2%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Public Safety and Security
  • English Language
  • Administration and Management
  • Chemistry

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
No Information for this section