Maids & housekeeping cleaners

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
1.12M
Average Age
44.5
Estimated Job Growth
−0.285%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$21,376
Average Male Salary
$26,024
Average Female Salary
$20,593

About

Maids & housekeeping cleaners are most often employed by the N/A industry. The average yearly wage for Maids & housekeeping cleaners was $21,376 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Maids & housekeeping cleaners by wage are Tutors, Nonfarm animal caretakers, and Food servers, nonrestaurant.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Maids & housekeeping cleaners are N/A. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Maids & housekeeping cleaners are Whitney, Sunrise Manor (South) & Paradise (Northeast) PUMA, NV, Las Vegas City (Southeast) PUMA, NV, and Paradise (Northwest) & Winchester PUMA, NV.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Maids & housekeeping cleaners and on wages and locations for those in the field. N/A is the industry that employs the most Maids & housekeeping cleaners, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Maids & housekeeping cleaners, by average wage, is N/A. Maids & housekeeping cleaners are paid most in Dundalk, Essex & Edgemere PUMA, MD but are relatively concentrated in Whitney, Sunrise Manor (South) & Paradise (Northeast) PUMA, NV.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$21,376
AVERAGE SALARY
± $571

In 2020, Maids & housekeeping cleaners earned an average of $21,376, $34,578 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Tutors make somewhat more than Maids & housekeeping cleaners while Food servers, nonrestaurant make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Maids & housekeeping cleaners as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.352
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Maids & housekeeping cleaners had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.352, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Maids & housekeeping cleaners (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Maids & housekeeping cleaners.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Maids & housekeeping cleaners.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Maids & housekeeping cleaners in the US. The average age of male Maids & housekeeping cleaners in the workforce is 43.9 and of female Maids & housekeeping cleaners is 44.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Maids & housekeeping cleaners is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

161k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 9,837
954k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 23,908

85.6% of Maids & housekeeping cleaners are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Maids & housekeeping cleaners.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Maids & housekeeping cleaners
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

29.5% of Maids & housekeeping cleaners are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 22.1% of Maids & housekeeping cleaners, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Maids & housekeeping cleaners.

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Age by Sex

43.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.95
44.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.342

The median age of Maids & housekeeping cleaners is 44.5, and Male employees are generally 0.705 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Maids & housekeeping cleaners from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Maids & housekeeping cleaners is Business but a relatively high number of Maids & housekeeping cleaners hold a major in Personal & Culinary Services.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Maids & housekeeping cleaners from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Maids & housekeeping cleaners need many skills, but most especially Service Orientation, Coordination, and Time Management. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Maids & housekeeping cleaners need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Coordination, and Quality Control Analysis.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners are expected to see a growth of −0.285% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners.
−0.285%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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