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Working As A Housekeeper

  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • Repetitive

  • $21,053

    Average Salary

What Does A Housekeeper Do

A Housekeeper is responsible for a variety of cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping, dusting, and polishing. They are employed either in private homes or in commercial environments such as hotels.

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Average Length of Employment
Home Housekeeper 3.1 years
Senior Housekeeper 2.9 years
Nanny/Housekeeper 2.6 years
House Cleaner 2.5 years
Housekeeper 2.0 years
Housekeeping Aide 2.0 years
Assistant Cleaner 2.0 years
Cleaner 2.0 years
Maid 1.7 years
Room Attendant 1.7 years
Maid Housekeeper 1.6 years
Top Employers Before
Cashier 27.9%
Server 4.3%
Waitress 4.2%
Janitor 3.1%
Cleaner 2.8%
Cook 2.5%
Hostess 2.4%
Manager 2.1%
Top Employers After
Cashier 21.6%
Server 4.7%
Cleaner 4.3%
Janitor 3.9%
Waitress 3.2%
Cook 3.1%
Custodian 2.6%
Manager 2.3%

Housekeeper Demographics

Gender

Female

83.9%

Male

14.1%

Unknown

1.9%
Ethnicity

White

80.7%

Hispanic or Latino

11.7%

Asian

5.8%

Unknown

1.3%

Black or African American

0.5%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

73.0%

French

5.7%

German

3.5%

Russian

2.8%

Portuguese

2.1%

Polish

1.8%

Japanese

1.7%

Italian

1.4%

Chinese

1.1%

Arabic

1.0%

Mandarin

0.8%

Tagalog

0.8%

Carrier

0.7%

Swahili

0.6%

Swedish

0.6%

Ukrainian

0.6%

Filipino

0.6%

Korean

0.5%

Romanian

0.4%

Cheyenne

0.4%
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Housekeeper Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

19.0%

Ultimate Medical Academy - Clearwater

12.3%

Kaplan University

10.0%

Ashford University

7.2%

Everest Institute

4.7%

Hinds Community College

4.2%

Southern New Hampshire University

3.8%

Grand Canyon University

3.8%

Community College of Allegheny County

3.2%

Community College of Philadelphia

3.2%

Liberty University

3.2%

Trident Technical College

3.1%

Henry Ford College

2.9%

Baker College

2.9%

Delgado Community College

2.9%

Strayer University

2.8%

Tidewater Community College

2.8%

Lansing Community College

2.7%

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

2.7%

American InterContinental University

2.7%
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Majors

Business

15.6%

Medical Assisting Services

10.4%

Nursing

9.7%

Health Care Administration

9.1%

General Studies

8.0%

Criminal Justice

7.4%

Nursing Assistants

5.5%

Psychology

5.3%

Accounting

3.8%

Cosmetology

3.8%

Education

2.5%

Human Services

2.3%

Pharmacy

2.3%

Early Childhood Education

2.3%

Computer Science

2.3%

Liberal Arts

2.3%

English

2.0%

Culinary Arts

2.0%

Hospitality Management

1.8%

Biology

1.7%
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Degrees

Other

50.0%

Associate

18.2%

Bachelors

15.6%

Certificate

9.1%

Diploma

4.4%

Masters

1.6%

License

1.0%

Doctorate

0.1%
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Real Housekeeper Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Housekeeper Howard Juster Greenwich, CT Apr 18, 2016 $52,686
Housekeeper/Babysitter David Sebag New York, NY Oct 03, 2016 $44,970
Live Out Housekeeper Alicia Zagada NY Aug 14, 2015 $43,118
Housekeeper Travel Inn Hotel New York, NY Aug 07, 2015 $43,000
Housekeeper-Private Household Live-Out Kathy Lynn Urquieta Ossining, NY Apr 15, 2015 $39,978
Housekeeper, Live Andrew Blauner New York, NY Jan 23, 2015 $39,978
Housekeeper Roger Ballou Palm Beach, FL May 04, 2015 $33,488
Housekeeper Roger Ballou Palm Beach, FL Nov 18, 2015 $33,488
Housekeeper Aspen Skiing Company Aspen, CO Dec 30, 2015 $33,392
Housekeeper Aspen Skiing Company Aspen, CO Dec 23, 2015 $33,392
Housekeeper Aspen Skiing Company Aspen, CO Nov 23, 2015 $33,392
Live In Housekeeper Benjamin Nickoll New Preston, CT Sep 22, 2015 $32,136
Live In Housekeeper Mark Bashford Garden City, NY Aug 02, 2016 $32,136
Live-In Housekeeper John & Arlene MacCarone Laurel Hollow, NY Aug 28, 2015 $32,136
Housekeepers Nantucket Periwinkle, Inc. MA Apr 01, 2015 $24,877
Housekeepers Top Mast Resort, Inc. Truro, MA Apr 13, 2015 $24,877
Housekeeper Twenty Four Broad Street MA Apr 01, 2015 $24,877
Housekeepers Top Mast Resort, Inc. Truro, MA Jun 02, 2015 $24,877
Housekeepers Crown & Anchor, LLC Provincetown, MA May 08, 2015 $24,877
Housekeeper Harborside Inn Condo Trust Edgartown, MA Apr 01, 2015 $24,877
Housekeepers By The Sea Guests, LLC. Dennis Port, MA Apr 01, 2015 $24,877
Housekeepers Blue Sea Motor Inn, Inc. Truro, MA Apr 15, 2015 $24,877
Housekeeper MacKinaw Seasonal Resorts, Inc. Mackinaw City, MI Apr 23, 2015 $21,329
Housekeepers TCI Hospitality Group Ogunquit, ME Apr 20, 2016 $21,308
Housekeepers Lutsen Resort Company, Inc. Lutsen, MN Oct 01, 2015 $21,308
Housekeeper Lafayette Wells, Inc. Wells, ME Apr 28, 2016 $21,308
Housekeeper Hanson Enterprises LLC Ogunquit, ME Apr 11, 2016 $21,308
Housekeeper Harris Island Corporation York, ME Apr 20, 2016 $21,308
Housekeeper Hanson Enterprises LLC Ogunquit, ME Jun 01, 2016 $21,308

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Top Skills for A Housekeeper

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Top Housekeeper Skills

  1. Bathroom Items
  2. Dirty Laundry
  3. Clean Bathrooms
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Replenish supplies, such as drinking glasses, linens, writing supplies, and bathroom items.
  • Collect dirty laundry from patient areas and place in designated locations and distribute clean linen.
  • Make beds, fold terry, clean bathrooms, remove trash and room service items
  • Dusted and wiped clean furniture, fixtures, paneling, window sills, glass tops, wall hangings and fixtures.
  • Job Responsibilities: empty trash in my sections, vacuum the floors in my areas, mop floors in some areas

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