Domestic workers form an essential part of urban life and are usually employed in almost all the homes nowadays. Whereas some families could afford to maintain a full time maid who normally takes care of all the usual chores like cooking and cleaning while others hire maids for specialized jobs like only cooking or babysitting. We at PostLo.com did research on the cost of hiring a house maid and its variation between different trades and type of city (metropolitan vs small).
The Domestic help services can be divided into many grounds:
How much does a Maid cost in India?
The fee primarily depends on type of work and hiring type (one time job or monthly contract). Below is a compilation of charges based on different types of work and city .
Here are our findings:
Estimate price range of different domestic helper/ maid services in big and small cities
*Big cities refers cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Indore, Visakhapatnam etc*Small cities refers to cities or towns like Ajmer, Amravati, Aara, Ujjain, Gaya etc
|Domestic Helper/ Maid Services||Big cities||Small cities|
|Cleaning/ Dusting And Mopping Floors Service ( 2BHK/Mo)||₹800 - ₹2,000||₹500 - ₹800|
|Washing Utensils Service (Per person/Mo)||₹600 - ₹1,500||₹500 - ₹700|
|Cooking Service (Lunch & Dinner) (Per Person/Mo)||₹800 - ₹2,500||₹800 - ₹1,200|
|Washing clothes (2 Persons)||₹1,000 - ₹3,000||₹500 - ₹1,000|
|Ad Hoc work (Gardner, other Chutta Kaam) (Per Month)||₹500 - ₹1,500||₹400 - ₹700|
|Full day maid (8-12 Hrs.)||₹6,000 - ₹15,000||₹5,000 - ₹7,000|
|Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner for 4 people ( Visit Twice /day/Mo.)||₹6,000 - ₹14,000||₹5,000 - ₹7,000|
|Only Lunch or Only Dinner For 4 People (Visit Twice/ day/ Mo.)||₹2,500 - ₹7,000||₹2,000 - ₹2,500|
|Live-in Maid ( Per mo.)||₹10,000 - ₹15,000||₹5,000 - ₹8,000|
These amounts may vary based on different grounds.
How to find a maid/ domestic helper in my area?
People generally go to their friends and neighbors to get information on local maids in their areas. But, now there are some websites which can also help you to find local maids. Here are list of some: