Custodian Janitor Salary

The average Custodian Janitor in the United States earns approximately $10.97 per hour. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, slightly more than half report medical coverage and more than a third claim dental coverage as well. Men account for the majority of Custodian Janitors who responded to the questionnaire — 60 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Custodian Janitors. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$14,657 - $53,262
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MEDIAN: $27,185
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$8.34 - $16.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$14,657 - $53,262  
   
Bonus
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$17,116 - $39,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.34 - $16.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$8.11 - $28.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$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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$17,116 - $39,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 358

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Job Description for Custodian Janitor

A janitor is an often underappreciated but crucial role in almost any environment. Your role is to maintain a clean working environment, provide supplies that are needed, and ensure the operation of many of the inner workings of a building. He or she is responsible for both daily cleaning of hallways, rooms, bathrooms, and many other areas, in addition to handling any accidents that may occur throughout the day.

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Custodian Janitor Tasks

  • Perform general cleaning, light floor care and special event set ups.
  • Collect and remove trash and recyclables.
  • Clean rest room facilities and replenish supplies.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Custodian Janitor

Pay by Experience for a Custodian Janitor has a positive trend. An entry-level Custodian Janitor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 223 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Custodian Janitor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 125 salaries. An experienced Custodian Janitor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 108 salaries. A Custodian Janitor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 47 salaries.

Key Stats for Custodian Janitor

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Custodian Janitor Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 45%
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