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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
Southwest Minnesota 75049$16.06/hr$13.18/hr$13.91/hr$15.04/hr$18.24/hr$19.75/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities20$21.48/hr
Financial Activities330$18.80/hr
Professional and Business Services1,030$18.08/hr
Education and Health Services4,990$18.11/hr
Leisure and Hospitality5,520$14.70/hr
Other Services160$17.77/hr
Public Administration110$14.32/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 200$15.68/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 350$14.23/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 460$14.88/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 530$16.41/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 570$14.49/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 620$15.39/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 630$14.99/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 750$15.04/hr4.3%
Southeast Balance of State 780$14.86/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 850$14.26/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,030$14.55/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 1,240$15.28/hr5.2%
Central Minnesota 1,350$16.41/hr4.9%
Northeast Minnesota 1,370$14.60/hr9.3%
Northwest Balance of State 1,680$14.81/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 1,830$14.81/hr7.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,500$17.77/hr3.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 6,160$17.65/hrN/A
Minnesota 12,200$16.80/hr4.9%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 6,780$14.28/hr22.9%
Food Preparation Workers 17,050$15.67/hr-4.4%
Waiters and Waitresses 37,220$11.71/hr17.4%

  • Assign duties to other staff and give instructions regarding work methods and routines.
  • Observe precautions required to protect hotel and guest property and report damage, theft, and found articles to supervisors.
  • Remove debris from driveways, garages, and swimming pool areas.
  • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms, and other work areas so that health standards are met.
  • Hang draperies and dust window blinds.
  • Answer telephones and doorbells.
  • Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
  • Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides or steam-operated sterilizers.
  • Keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean, and tidy.
  • Replenish supplies, such as drinking glasses, linens, writing supplies, and bathroom items.