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Janitor or Cleaner (but not Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner) Salary

A Janitor or Cleaner (but not Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner) earns an average wage of $9.83 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$12,097 - $61,652
(Median)
$12K
$26K
$62K
MEDIAN: $25,560
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$7.78 - $14.79
(Median)
$7
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$12,097 - $61,652  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $611  
Profit Sharing
$45.50 - $850  
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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$16,139 - $33,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.78 - $14.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.97  
Overtime
$1.26 - $22.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $611  
   
Profit Sharing
$45.50 - $850  
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).
)
$16,139 - $33,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 818
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Job Description for Janitor or Cleaner (but not Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner)

A janitor or cleaner (but not maid or housekeeping cleaner) typically is hired by building managers to keep the general traffic areas of a building clean and tidy. This employee may work during the day, but typically janitors and cleaners work after hours so that the workspace is clean at the beginning of each new workday.

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Janitor or Cleaner (but not Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner) 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 Janitor or Cleaner (but not Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner)

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

Janitor or Cleaner (but not Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner) Reviews

What is it like working as a Janitor or Cleaner (but not Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner)?

Janitor or Cleaner (but not Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner) in Springfield:
"My Present Job."
Pros: Some accounts I can set the time I start to work, and I work alone on those accounts.
Cons: My time allotment is not enough. I usually clock out and continue to work to do a good job.

Janitor or Cleaner (but not Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner) in Hilo:
Pros: I like the constant moving around, having a daily routine with several different tasks and the many duties required to be done in a set amount of time. I like that I can always find ways to improve the routes, for greater quality and efficiency.
Cons: Not knowing the hourly wage/salary I deserve to receive with the many tasks and duties fulfilled, and experience through years or just with the amount of knowledge I have, what am I worth??

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Experience Affects Janitor or Cleaner (but not Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 65%
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