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Laundry Attendant Salary

Earnings for Laundry Attendants in the United States come in at around $8.60 per hour on average. Lower pay rates hover around $7.40 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $10.89. Slightly less than a third claim medical and dental insurance and approximately one-sixth get vision coverage. Female Laundry Attendants far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$7.40 - $10.89
(Median)
$7
$8
$11
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.40 - $10.89  
   
Overtime
$6.86 - $16.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $704  
   
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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$15,370 - $25,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 165
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Laundry Attendant

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


For many Laundry Attendants, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $17K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $19K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $21K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

Experience Affects Laundry Attendant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$18,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 66%