Occupational Employment Statistics


37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

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.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 2,220155$13.73/hr$10.40/hr$11.47/hr$13.27/hr$15.36/hr$18.29/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/A$14.12/hr
Financial Activities280$13.26/hr
Professional and Business Services900$16.25/hr
Education and Health Services6,400$14.25/hr
Leisure and Hospitality8,990$12.21/hr
Other Services70$15.94/hr
Public Administration200$12.85/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 270$13.87/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 460$11.64/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 480$14.03/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 540$12.15/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 760$12.84/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 820$11.71/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 850$12.27/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 1,040$11.52/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 1,360$11.68/hr1.1%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,490$12.02/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 1,530$12.60/hr5.9%
Rochester MN MSA 1,720$11.78/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,960$12.45/hr8.2%
Northwest Balance of State 2,200$13.36/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 2,220$13.27/hr9.3%
Southeast Minnesota 2,440$11.88/hr4.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7,040$14.12/hr10.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 7,920$13.78/hrN/A
Minnesota 16,910$12.93/hr8.0%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 8,020$12.82/hr5.9%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 5,140$11.44/hr3.4%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 35,190$13.80/hr3.4%

  • Replenish supplies, such as drinking glasses, linens, writing supplies, and bathroom items.
  • Sweep, scrub, wax, or polish floors, using brooms, mops, or powered scrubbing and waxing machines.
  • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms, and other work areas so that health standards are met.
  • Wash windows, walls, ceilings, and woodwork, waxing and polishing as necessary.
  • Keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean, and tidy.
  • Empty wastebaskets, empty and clean ashtrays, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
  • Observe precautions required to protect hotel and guest property and report damage, theft, and found articles to supervisors.
  • Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides or steam-operated sterilizers.
  • Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
  • Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies, using vacuum cleaners and shampooers.