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how much would a part-time maid cost?

Post by newcomer » Sun, 24 Apr 2005 6:36 pm

I am moving to Singapore with my family. We would like to employ a part-time maid (3 hours/day, 4 days a week) to help us. Can you get part-time maids in Singapore? How much would be approximate cost?

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Post by yes » Sun, 24 Apr 2005 8:37 pm

Yes, you can get part-time maids in Singapore. There are agencies you can use to find a maid & from what I understand the hourly rate would be about S$10-15 per hour. You might also find someone via recommendation or advertising and you could work out your own deal with that person. What you need to know is it is illegal to 'hire' someone else's full-time, live-in maid to work part-time for you. If you are going to hire someone on your own they need to be a Singaporean citizen or permanent resident and not a foreign domestic worker already employed by someone else. For your reference, I have a part-time cleaning lady who comes once a week and spends whatever time is necessary to finish the job (we don't have a set amount of hours -- some weeks it takes longer & others not as long) and I pay her S$250 per month.

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Re: how much would a part-time maid cost?

Post by ning » Mon, 10 Oct 2005 1:20 pm

newcomer wrote:I am moving to Singapore with my family. We would like to employ a part-time maid (3 hours/day, 4 days a week) to help us. Can you get part-time maids in Singapore? How much would be approximate cost?

Thanks.

hi have you found your part time maid yet

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Please Recommend

Post by Sue2005 » Wed, 16 Nov 2005 6:02 pm

Can you recommend your maid to me? Thanks!

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Post by dot dot dot » Wed, 16 Nov 2005 7:11 pm

I can absolutley recommend our part time maid, pm me if you want her details, she is looking for more work as a matter of fact.

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Post by Mary Hatch Bailey » Wed, 16 Nov 2005 7:19 pm

We paid our part-timer $10/hour, but that was 10 years ago. We had three very small children then, so it was a lot of work.

Good luck with your move,

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Post by Scorpion » Thu, 17 Nov 2005 3:31 am

Eric from the Netherlands wrote:I can absolutley recommend our part time maid, pm me if you want her details, she is looking for more work as a matter of fact. Eric
Ohhh eric.. we are actually looking for a part time maid, do pm me the contact details
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Post by itme » Sun, 27 Nov 2005 11:36 am

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suggest you get a full time maid if you intent to have it for
everyday.it cost less.
a part time cost around $10 to 15/hrs

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Post by joop » Sun, 27 Nov 2005 3:05 pm

The rates for part time cleaners are very competitive, averagely at $10 per hour.
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Post by itme » Sun, 27 Nov 2005 8:43 pm

mine is $10/hr.
other i know charge $12 which include transportation
and local ladies is at $15 from agency

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Post by kimm » Thu, 26 Jan 2006 6:13 am

agreed with joop n itme.................however some partimer seem to
take their sweet time in working ( not a fast worker ) so as to trying to
earn a few more extra bucks.
I had found 1 out of 5 partimers who can assist me in my house
works with a max of no more than 4hrs.Thank goodness for her help.

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Post by Scorpion » Fri, 27 Jan 2006 6:48 pm

kimm wrote: I had found 1 out of 5 partimers who can assist me in my house
works with a max of no more than 4hrs.Thank goodness for her help.
hey kimm, mind in pass me the contact's of the part time maid. As the last maid we employed was also not much clean in the work with an demanding 50s$ for 3+ hours. :evil:

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Post by kimm » Sat, 28 Jan 2006 6:58 am

hi,

i need to talk to her first as i dont want anythings
to happen
So are you local or expat?
where you from?
your location?

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Post by Dhelper » Tue, 31 Jan 2006 8:57 pm

Hi,kimm,
Kindly inform me once you had get the information
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Post by superfurryanimal » Fri, 03 Feb 2006 9:22 am

Try this company

www.hibiscushousekeeping.com

They provide excellent service and their rates are the most competitive in the market - they actually provide a guarantee that if you can find anyone else who provides such a service at lower cost, they will refund you the difference.

I have used their services and so have many of my friends. The reason why I think you should go with a proper housekeeping company rather than just any part-timer, is the issue of reliability and trust - what if the part-timer just decides not to turn up, or if she breaks/steals something. Who will you turn to? I mean alot of these part-timers come with good references and all but I would rather be safe than sorry.

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