Laundry Attendant Salary

For Laundry Attendants, hourly average wages total $8.86 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $7.66 per hour to $11.33. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and a majority lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than a third and dental coverage is claimed by nearly one-fourth. Laundry Attendants who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 85 percent.

$7.66 - $11.33
(Median)
$7
$8
$11
MEDIAN: $8.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.66 - $11.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.56  
Overtime
$6.93 - $16.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $498.89  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,050  
Total Pay (?
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$15,996 - $25,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 280
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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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $18K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $18K. Laundry Attendants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $20K. Laundry Attendants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $21K.

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Experience Affects Laundry Attendant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$19,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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