You will find that the cleaning industry has some of the lowest standards in personnel compensation. While our pay varies by market it exceeds industry averages by wide margin.
Does how a cleaning service pay it’s maids concern you? It should.
Don’t be afraid to ask questions about how their personnel is compensated when evaluating maid services. In fact you may want to even have them put it in writing.
Here are the answers you don’t want – if you get them move on:
The other answer that should give you pause is we pay minimum wage. While they are actually following the labor laws unlike piece rate they are paying way to little.
Nothing complicated so I’m not going to get wordy or cute:
It’s disappointing but in the cleaning industry fudging pay is common which gives it a bad name. Always remember that an important criteria for choosing any business is how their people are treated.