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37-2012.00 - 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.

Sample of reported job titles: Chambermaid, Cleaner, Cottage Attendant, Environmental Services Aide, Environmental Services Worker, Guest Room Attendant (GRA), Housekeeper, Housekeeping Laundry Worker, Room Cleaner

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Context
Work Context

Percentage of Respondents
95 
Spend Time Standing — How much does this job require standing?See more occupations related to this work context.


84     Continually or almost continually
12     More than half the time
3     About half the time
1     Less than half the time
0    Never
94 
Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions — How much does this job require making repetitive motions?See more occupations related to this work context.


82     Continually or almost continually
15     More than half the time
2     About half the time
0    Less than half the time
1     Never
87 
Spend Time Bending or Twisting the Body — How much does this job require bending or twisting your body?See more occupations related to this work context.


70     Continually or almost continually
17     More than half the time
6     About half the time
8     Less than half the time
0    Never
87 
Spend Time Walking and Running — How much does this job require walking and running?See more occupations related to this work context.


72     Continually or almost continually
14     More than half the time
4     About half the time
10     Less than half the time
0    Never
85 
Face-to-Face Discussions — How often do you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


72     Every day
12     Once a week or more but not every day
3     Once a month or more but not every week
10     Once a year or more but not every month
3     Never
82 
Indoors, Environmentally Controlled — How often does this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions?See more occupations related to this work context.


82     Every day
0    Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
0    Once a year or more but not every month
18     Never
77 
Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — How much does this job require wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets?See more occupations related to this work context.


70     Every day
8     Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
8     Once a year or more but not every month
15     Never
76 
Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — How much does this job require using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls?See more occupations related to this work context.


63     Continually or almost continually
18     More than half the time
0    About half the time
0    Less than half the time
19     Never
73 
Time Pressure — How often does this job require the worker to meet strict deadlines?See more occupations related to this work context.


53     Every day
19     Once a week or more but not every day
7     Once a month or more but not every week
7     Once a year or more but not every month
14     Never
73 
Work With Work Group or Team — How important is it to work with others in a group or team in this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


34     Extremely important
32     Very important
29     Important
1     Fairly important
4     Not important at all
69 
Contact With Others — How much does this job require the worker to be in contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) in order to perform it?See more occupations related to this work context.


34     Constant contact with others
37     Contact with others most of the time
11     Contact with others about half the time
8     Occasional contact with others
10     No contact with others
69 
Exposed to Contaminants — How often does this job require working exposed to contaminants (such as pollutants, gases, dust or odors)?See more occupations related to this work context.


57     Every day
10     Once a week or more but not every day
7     Once a month or more but not every week
0    Once a year or more but not every month
25     Never
66 
Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


38     Extremely important
17     Very important
22     Important
17     Fairly important
7     Not important at all
64 
Spend Time Kneeling, Crouching, Stooping, or Crawling — How much does this job require kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawling?See more occupations related to this work context.


29     Continually or almost continually
30     More than half the time
20     About half the time
10     Less than half the time
11     Never
59 
Structured versus Unstructured Work — To what extent is this job structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals?See more occupations related to this work context.


24     A lot of freedom
34     Some freedom
8     Limited freedom
21     Very little freedom
13     No freedom
57 
Deal With External Customers — How important is it to work with external customers or the public in this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


17     Extremely important
25     Very important
36     Important
14     Fairly important
8     Not important at all
55 
Freedom to Make Decisions — How much decision making freedom, without supervision, does the job offer?See more occupations related to this work context.


29     A lot of freedom
19     Some freedom
22     Limited freedom
7     Very little freedom
24     No freedom
54 
Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — How much responsibility is there for the health and safety of others in this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


30     Very high responsibility
11     High responsibility
25     Moderate responsibility
13     Limited responsibility
21     No responsibility
50 
Physical Proximity — To what extent does this job require the worker to perform job tasks in close physical proximity to other people?See more occupations related to this work context.


Not available   Very close (near touching)
19     Moderately close (at arm's length)
9     Slightly close (e.g., shared office)
39     I work with others but not closely (e.g., private office)
11     I don't work near other people (beyond 100 ft.)
49 
Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People — How frequently does the worker have to deal with unpleasant, angry, or discourteous individuals as part of the job requirements?See more occupations related to this work context.


14     Every day
31     Once a week or more but not every day
13     Once a month or more but not every week
19     Once a year or more but not every month
22     Never
49 
Duration of Typical Work Week — Number of hours typically worked in one week.See more occupations related to this work context.


13     More than 40 hours
73     40 hours
14     Less than 40 hours
48 
Coordinate or Lead Others — How important is it to coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities in this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


6     Extremely important
35     Very important
24     Important
12     Fairly important
23     Not important at all
45 
Exposed to Disease or Infections — How often does this job require exposure to disease/infections?See more occupations related to this work context.


38     Every day
7     Once a week or more but not every day
3     Once a month or more but not every week
0    Once a year or more but not every month
52     Never
44 
Importance of Repeating Same Tasks — How important is repeating the same physical activities (e.g., key entry) or mental activities (e.g., checking entries in a ledger) over and over, without stopping, to performing this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


23     Extremely important
12     Very important
18     Important
11     Fairly important
37     Not important at all
42 
Frequency of Decision Making — How frequently is the worker required to make decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization?See more occupations related to this work context.


25     Every day
21     Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
2     Once a year or more but not every month
51     Never
41 
Level of Competition — To what extent does this job require the worker to compete or to be aware of competitive pressures?See more occupations related to this work context.


8     Extremely competitive
21     Highly competitive
17     Moderately competitive
32     Slightly competitive
22     Not at all competitive
40 
Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — How responsible is the worker for work outcomes and results of other workers?See more occupations related to this work context.


17     Very high responsibility
20     High responsibility
3     Moderate responsibility
27     Limited responsibility
33     No responsibility
38 
Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — What results do your decisions usually have on other people or the image or reputation or financial resources of your employer?See more occupations related to this work context.


12     Very important results
14     Important results
22     Moderate results
17     Minor results
34     No results
37 
Telephone — How often do you have telephone conversations in this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


27     Every day
14     Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
0    Once a year or more but not every month
60     Never
30 
Exposed to Hazardous Conditions — How often does this job require exposure to hazardous conditions?See more occupations related to this work context.


29     Every day
1     Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
0    Once a year or more but not every month
70     Never
27 
Degree of Automation — How automated is the job?See more occupations related to this work context.


7     Completely automated
16     Highly automated
7     Moderately automated
16     Slightly automated
54     Not at all automated
27 
Frequency of Conflict Situations — How often are there conflict situations the employee has to face in this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


3     Every day
6     Once a week or more but not every day
30     Once a month or more but not every week
19     Once a year or more but not every month
43     Never
24 
Spend Time Keeping or Regaining Balance — How much does this job require keeping or regaining your balance?See more occupations related to this work context.


5     Continually or almost continually
12     More than half the time
6     About half the time
28     Less than half the time
49     Never
22 
Letters and Memos — How often does the job require written letters and memos?See more occupations related to this work context.


3     Every day
6     Once a week or more but not every day
27     Once a month or more but not every week
6     Once a year or more but not every month
59     Never
21 
Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable — How often does this job require working exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable?See more occupations related to this work context.


1     Every day
18     Once a week or more but not every day
10     Once a month or more but not every week
4     Once a year or more but not every month
67     Never
20 
Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment — How important is it to this job that the pace is determined by the speed of equipment or machinery? (This does not refer to keeping busy at all times on this job.)See more occupations related to this work context.


5     Extremely important
8     Very important
18     Important
1     Fairly important
68     Not important at all
19 
Consequence of Error — How serious would the result usually be if the worker made a mistake that was not readily correctable?See more occupations related to this work context.


1     Extremely serious
6     Very serious
13     Serious
29     Fairly serious
51     Not serious at all
15 
Electronic Mail — How often do you use electronic mail in this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


8     Every day
6     Once a week or more but not every day
4     Once a month or more but not every week
4     Once a year or more but not every month
79     Never
15 
Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings — How often does this job require exposure to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings?See more occupations related to this work context.


11     Every day
0    Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
14     Once a year or more but not every month
75     Never
13 
Public Speaking — How often do you have to perform public speaking in this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


6     Every day
6     Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
9     Once a year or more but not every month
79     Never
13 
Wear Specialized Protective or Safety Equipment such as Breathing Apparatus, Safety Harness, Full Protection Suits, or Radiation Protection — How much does this job require wearing specialized protective or safety equipment such as breathing apparatus, safety harness, full protection suits, or radiation protection?See more occupations related to this work context.


1     Every day
7     Once a week or more but not every day
10     Once a month or more but not every week
8     Once a year or more but not every month
75     Never
11 
Deal With Physically Aggressive People — How frequently does this job require the worker to deal with physical aggression of violent individuals?See more occupations related to this work context.


1     Every day
7     Once a week or more but not every day
3     Once a month or more but not every week
12     Once a year or more but not every month
76     Never
11 
Work Schedules — How regular are the work schedules for this job?See more occupations related to this work context.


6     Seasonal (only during certain times of the year)
8     Irregular (changes with weather conditions, production demands, or contract duration)
86     Regular (established routine, set schedule)
10 
Outdoors, Under Cover — How often does this job require working outdoors, under cover (e.g., structure with roof but no walls)?See more occupations related to this work context.


8     Every day
1     Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
1     Once a year or more but not every month
89     Never
8 
Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled — How often does this job require working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions (e.g., warehouse without heat)?See more occupations related to this work context.


5     Every day
1     Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
7     Once a year or more but not every month
87     Never
8 
Outdoors, Exposed to Weather — How often does this job require working outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions?See more occupations related to this work context.


0    Every day
6     Once a week or more but not every day
2     Once a month or more but not every week
9     Once a year or more but not every month
83     Never
8 
Spend Time Sitting — How much does this job require sitting?See more occupations related to this work context.


0    Continually or almost continually
0    More than half the time
3     About half the time
25     Less than half the time
72     Never
7 
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions — How often does this job require working in cramped work spaces that requires getting into awkward positions?See more occupations related to this work context.


4     Every day
1     Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
5     Once a year or more but not every month
89     Never
7 
Exposed to Hazardous Equipment — How often does this job require exposure to hazardous equipment?See more occupations related to this work context.


7     Every day
0    Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
0    Once a year or more but not every month
93     Never
7 
Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting — How often does this job require working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions?See more occupations related to this work context.


3     Every day
0    Once a week or more but not every day
8     Once a month or more but not every week
0    Once a year or more but not every month
90     Never
5 
Exposed to High Places — How often does this job require exposure to high places?See more occupations related to this work context.


1     Every day
0    Once a week or more but not every day
7     Once a month or more but not every week
0    Once a year or more but not every month
92     Never
5 
In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment — How often does this job require working in a closed vehicle or equipment (e.g., car)?See more occupations related to this work context.


1     Every day
0    Once a week or more but not every day
8     Once a month or more but not every week
0    Once a year or more but not every month
91     Never
4 
Spend Time Climbing Ladders, Scaffolds, or Poles — How much does this job require climbing ladders, scaffolds, or poles?See more occupations related to this work context.


0    Continually or almost continually
0    More than half the time
0    About half the time
15     Less than half the time
85     Never
3 
Exposed to Whole Body Vibration — How often does this job require exposure to whole body vibration (e.g., operate a jackhammer)?See more occupations related to this work context.


1     Every day
0    Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
7     Once a year or more but not every month
92     Never
3 
Very Hot or Cold Temperatures — How often does this job require working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures?See more occupations related to this work context.


0    Every day
0    Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
10     Once a year or more but not every month
90     Never
1 
Exposed to Radiation — How often does this job require exposure to radiation?See more occupations related to this work context.


1     Every day
0    Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
0    Once a year or more but not every month
99     Never
1 
In an Open Vehicle or Equipment — How often does this job require working in an open vehicle or equipment (e.g., tractor)?See more occupations related to this work context.


1     Every day
0    Once a week or more but not every day
0    Once a month or more but not every week
0    Once a year or more but not every month
99     Never

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Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT)
301.474-010    House Worker, General
301.687-010    Caretaker
301.687-014    Day Worker
302.685-010    Laundry Worker, Domestic
302.687-010    Ironer
309.674-010    Butler, Second
323.687-010    Cleaner, Hospital
323.687-014    Cleaner, Housekeeping
323.687-018    Housecleaner
381.684-560    Housekeeper, Commercial, Residential, or Industrial

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2019) $11.95 hourly, $24,850 annual
State wages
Local wages
 
Employment (2019) 1,474,900 employees
Projected growth (2019-2029) Little or no change Little or no change
Projected job openings (2019-2029) 181,500
State trends
 
Top industries (2019)
Accommodation and Food Services (33% employed in this sector)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019 wage data external site and 2019-2029 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2019-2029). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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