Laundry Attendant Salary

Average Laundry Attendants in the United States make around $8.74 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $7.53 per hour and $11.07. Close to a third enjoy medical while about one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to a sixth. The vast majority of Laundry Attendants (83 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction.

$7.53 - $11.07
(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
$7.53 - $11.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50 - $1.19  
Overtime
$4.93 - $16.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $518  
   
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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$15,677 - $25,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Laundry Attendants — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $18K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $19K. Laundry Attendants see a median salary of $20K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Laundry Attendant with more than 20 years of experience can earn $22K on average.

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Experience Affects Laundry Attendant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$18,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 63%
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