The Face Behind Your Comfort

May 15, 2023

Housekeepers’ Profile

In 2020, maids & housekeeping cleaners accounted for 1.12 million workers in the USA.

  • Close to 86% are female
  • On average, 45 years old
  • $21,000 in annual earnings (less than 37% of the mean US salary)
  • Almost 3/4 are people of color; many are immigrants from the Caribbean, China, East Africa, the Philippines, Latin America, etc.

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