About Us

Our Mission

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median hourly wage for maids and housekeeping cleaners in New York is only $16.03

Furthermore, many cleaning companies are misclassifying their employees as contractors, allowing workers to be paid less than the minimum wage while lacking access to sick leave, vacation, unemployment insurance, short-term disability insurance, workers’ compensation insurance, and health, dental, and vision insurance.

Often, workers must pay for their own transportation, supplies, and equipment resulting in an extremely low real hourly wage.

With nearly one million people working as maids in our country, Well-Paid Maids aims to support these workers by demonstrating that a living wage is not incompatible with a successful cleaning business.

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Our Standards

We pay all of our workers a living wage and provide a full benefits package.  All employees are offered:

  • $26/hour starting wage
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 24 paid days off per year (20 PTO days | 4 holidays)
  • Company-paid Unlimited Ride MetroCards
  • Employer-paid membership with the National Domestic Workers Alliance

In addition, as W-2 staff, all employees are covered by:

  • Unemployment insurance
  • Workers’ compensation insurance
  • New York State Paid Family Leave (100% employer-paid)

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Our Team

Eric brings more than a decade of customer service expertise to our team from his time as a hotel hospitality manager. Outside of work, he is an accomplished stage and television actor and a card carrying member of the Screen Actors Guild.

Desire is 34 years old and is a mother of 3.  She is a New York City native and brings several years of hotel housekeeping experience to Well-Paid Maids.  She truly loves to clean, and also enjoys providing excellent service to her clients.  When she’s not cleaning, Desire likes to spend time with her lovely children.

Raima is a Brooklynite and mom who has lived in NYC for 14 years. She is excited to work in the service of others and do her best to bring joy through cleaning. In her free time, she loves to read, sketch, and explore the parks in the city.

We’re hiring in New York City! Our cleaners start at a living wage of $26 per hour and receive a full benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, 22 paid days off, employer-paid transportation, and more. Click here for a job description and more information on how to apply.