Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

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What do they do?

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.

Also known as:

Breakfast and Room Attendant, Cottage Attendant, Environmental Assistant (Housekeeping), Environmental Services Aide, Environmental Services Worker, Housekeeper, Housekeeper/Custodian/Laundry Worker, Housekeeper/Laundry Assistant, Housekeeping, Housekeeping Aide, Housekeeping and Laundry Team Leader, Housekeeping Laundry Worker, Housekeeping/Laundry, Lead Worker of Housekeeping and Laundry, Room Attendant, Room Cleaner, Senior Housekeeper

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.

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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 0.7%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #38 in job growth rate
  • 4,370

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #12 in net job growth

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.2%)
  • Master's degree (0.6%)
  • Bachelor's degree (4.7%)
  • Associate's degree (4.4%)
  • Some college, no degree (14.2%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (39.2%)
  • Less than high school diploma (36.6%)

Percent of workers in this field

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People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Clean equipment or supplies.
  • Clean facilities or sites.
  • Clean furniture or fixtures.
  • Monitor building premises to ensure occupant or visitor safety.
  • Dispose of trash or waste materials.
  • Inventory materials or equipment.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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