Median pay for Laundry Attendants in the United States is around $9.13 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, over a third report medical coverage and slightly more than a fifth claim dental coverage as well. The vast majority (82 percent) of Laundry Attendants who took the survey are female. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,004 - $22,192
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$20K
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MEDIAN: $20,119
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$7.88 - $11.97
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$12
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$9K$18K$27K
Salary
$20,119  
   
Bonus
$185.00  
Total Pay (?
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$16,486 - $25,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.88 - $11.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$7.93 - $16.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$185.00  
   
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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$16,486 - $25,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 272
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Job Description for Laundry Attendant

Hotels, resorts, and other large hospitality companies are the typical employers of laundry attendants. These personnel are key to maintaining clean and healthy guestroom environments. They help not only with cleaning, but also with ironing and pressing linens and garments.

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Laundry Attendant Tasks

  • Fold, sort, and organize clean laundry.
  • Remove lint and debris and ensure that machines are in good working order.
  • Operate laundry equipment, loading, and unloading machines and adding chemicals.
  • Record loads and laundry processed.

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The pay scale is far from balanced at Healthcare Services Group, Inc.. While salaries on one end can reach $31K, the company's median pay sits at $17K, the lowest in the industry.

Pay by Experience Level for Laundry Attendant

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


Laundry Attendants with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average inexperienced worker earns $19K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $19K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $19K in this role. As Laundry Attendants reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $21K.

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Laundry Attendant in Ontario:
"How physical it would be."
I would say can be stressful because of the demand. It is a very physical job. It is also a heavy duty job.

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Experience Affects Laundry Attendant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
0%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$19,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 60%
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