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 Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 2,500702$12.92/hr$10.69/hr$11.32/hr$12.34/hr$14.18/hr$15.80/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/A$14.84/hr
Financial Activities360$14.10/hr
Professional and Business Services880$17.03/hr
Education and Health Services6,500$14.42/hr
Leisure and Hospitality9,130$12.81/hr
Other ServicesN/A$14.96/hr
Public AdministrationN/A$13.26/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 360$13.25/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 440$11.59/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 490$14.68/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 510$12.01/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 880$12.64/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 950$15.78/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 1,030$12.25/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 1,170$12.59/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 1,290$12.27/hr1.1%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,330$12.18/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 1,350$13.46/hr5.9%
Rochester MN MSA 1,760$12.27/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 2,010$13.91/hr8.2%
Northwest Minnesota 2,480$13.97/hr9.3%
Southeast Minnesota 2,500$12.34/hr4.3%
Northwest Balance of State 2,560$14.04/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7,010$14.25/hr10.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 7,790$14.11/hrN/A
Minnesota 17,120$13.60/hr8.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 9,950$13.05/hr5.9%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 4,750$11.71/hr3.4%
Food Preparation Workers 8,950$13.84/hr3.9%

  • 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.