Custodian Janitors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $10.91 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by close to one-half and dental coverage is claimed by over a third. Most Custodian Janitors report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$14,268 - $56,024
(Median)
$14K
$26K
$56K
MEDIAN: $26,306
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$8.34 - $15.85
(Median)
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$14,268 - $56,024  
   
Bonus
$450.00  
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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$17,118 - $37,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.34 - $15.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.68  
Overtime
$7.88 - $25.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$450.00  
   
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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$17,118 - $37,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 330
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Custodian Janitors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $24K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $22K. Custodian Janitors bring in $24K after working for 10 to 20 years. Custodian Janitors who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $29K.

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Experience Affects Custodian Janitor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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