Custodian Salary (United States)

A Custodian earns an average wage of $11.43 per hour.
Custodian Total Pay (?
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$14,754 - $47,377
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27,602
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Custodian Total Pay (?
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$8.25 - $17.27
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$14,754 - $47,377  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $494.43  
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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$16,941 - $39,786  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,661
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.25 - $17.27  
   
Overtime
$9.93 - $29.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $494.43  
   
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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$16,941 - $39,786  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,661
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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

Las Vegas
up arrow 52%
Los Angeles
up arrow 30%
New York
up arrow 26%
Seattle
up arrow 20%
San Diego
up arrow 20%
Chicago
up arrow 9%
Portland
up arrow 9%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 2%
National Average
$25,000
Denver
up arrow 3%
Tampa
up arrow 4%
Manhattan
up arrow 10%
Tucson
up arrow 13%
Philadelphia
up arrow 14%
Colorado Springs
up arrow 14%
Kansas City
up arrow 20%
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Experience Affects Custodian Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$25,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

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
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%
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