Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (37-2012)

Occupation description:  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.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 3,3943,725 9.8264 199496
United States 1,443,2001,531,000 6.1110,100 83,100201,990

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities. Read more.

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 12.898.9810.24 11.9514.4618.22
Alaska 14.4411.1212.23 14.0216.3818.74
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 14.1710.8011.88 13.7616.2018.62
Fairbanks North Star Borough 13.9511.1511.91 13.2116.0218.46
Balance of State 14.7611.3412.55 14.4116.6218.95

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
5,3041,863 35.140.1 30.7
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation1,323
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation695
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 3,394
Number of job position postings 474
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.2

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training