Custodian Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Custodian is $11.39 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Custodian Total Pay (?
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$14,721 - $47,331
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MEDIAN: $27,716
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Custodian Total Pay (?
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$8.23 - $17.31
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$14,721 - $47,331  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $498.12  
Profit Sharing
$2.50 - $6,500  
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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$16,921 - $39,878  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,622
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.23 - $17.31  
   
Overtime
$9.70 - $29.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $498.12  
   
Profit Sharing
$2.50 - $6,500  
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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$16,921 - $39,878  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,622
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Custodian
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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Cleveland
up arrow 27%
New York
up arrow 25%
Seattle
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Peoria
up arrow 20%
San Diego
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Portland
up arrow 9%
Chicago
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Pittsburgh
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National Average
$25,000
Denver
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Tampa
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Tucson
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Kansas City
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Experience Affects Custodian Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$25,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 28%
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