Generally, the market salaries for maids vary according to the source country, the maid’s experience, skill sets and linguistic ability.
For first timers or new maids, the maid’s Basic Salary ranges from S$450 to S$ 600 with every Sunday off or compensation. Compensation is calculated by taking the month’s salary by 26 days for a day’s compensation.
For Ex-Singapore maids, the Basic Salary consist of the New Maid’s salary component plus S$50 for every 2 years of contracts completed in Singapore. Please note that salary can be negotiated, as a maid with, say 15 years’ experience, may become not affordable to many employers.