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Custodian Salary

A Custodian earns an average wage of $11.48 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$14,758 - $46,818
(Median)
$15K
$27K
$47K
MEDIAN: $27,493
10%
50%
90%

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$8.36 - $16.92
(Median)
$8
$11
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$14,758 - $46,818  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $494.93  
Profit Sharing
$4.83 - $3,052  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,165 - $38,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 515
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.36 - $16.92  
   
Overtime
$10.66 - $29.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $494.93  
   
Profit Sharing
$4.83 - $3,052  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$17,165 - $38,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,509

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Job Description for Custodian

Custodians are responsible for keeping buildings clean by picking up trash, sweeping, and mopping, as well as cleaning bathrooms and ensuring they are fully stocked with toilet paper, paper towels, and soap. Custodians also complete a number of other functions, such as cleaning windows, vacuuming, dusting, and emptying trash.

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Custodian Tasks

  • Clean assigned areas including furniture, telephones, fixtures, walls, windows, window sills, blinds and vents.
  • Sweep, mop, and vacuum all area floors, rest rooms and break areas.
  • Clean rest room facilities and replenish supplies.
  • Perform general cleaning, light floor care and special event set ups.
  • Collect and remove trash and recyclables.

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Experience Affects Custodian Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$25,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 346 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 29%
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