Custodian Janitor Salary

Custodian Janitors in the United States take home an average $11.11 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Custodian Janitors (60 percent) survey respondents are male. Most Custodian Janitors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Some workers in this field — just over two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a little more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by over a third. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$14,302 - $52,851
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$26K
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MEDIAN: $26,476
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$8.36 - $16.38
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$0$52K
Salary $14,302 - $52,851
Bonus $25.17 - $2,980
Total Pay (?
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$17,042 - $39,045
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $8.36 - $16.38
Hourly Tips $0.25
Overtime $7.61 - $27.50
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $25.17 - $2,980
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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$17,042 - $39,045
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 359

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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

  • 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 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.

Custodian Janitor Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Custodian Janitor?

Custodian Janitor in Missoula:
"More about pay alwayshaveeverything clean."
Depends on what there looking for.do your job the way.it suppose.to be done be there when you are suppose to be.possibly you.can get a pay raise.

Custodian Janitor in Los Angeles:
Pros: Surounded by police men I feel safe..
Cons: Cleaning the jail cells because you experience a lot of things it's stressful you see the inmates I feel nervous seeing them there disrespectful name calling , we have no eating area.

Custodian Janitor in Madison:
"Good working and helping the young kids."
Pros: Time off, vacation, watching the kids become adults.
Cons: The duty of cleaning up after they have had to much to drink.

Custodian Janitor in San Pedro:
"Hands-on , time consuming, and keeps me busy."
Pros: I like to work alone without having to provide customer service or repeating the same line to each ustomer who comes in like a robot. . Itsnot alwYs the same thing every day . Theres always something unexpectedand suprising like leaking ceilings or flooded floor drains tgat need fixing .
Cons: My employer does t pay me what isas promised in the interview.

Custodian Janitor in St Louis:
"No salary increase."
No advancement.

Custodian Janitor in Steamboat Springs:
"Work hard, stay in shape!"
Work hard, be constant and always punctual to perfection and detail.

Key Stats for Custodian Janitor

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Custodian Janitor Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 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
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 45%
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