Laundry Attendant Salary

Median pay for Laundry Attendants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $8.75 per hour. Pay ranges from $7.55 per hour on the low end to $11.67 on the high end. More than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and roughly one in four collect dental insurance. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Female Laundry Attendants far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$7.55 - $11.67

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.55 - $11.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50 - $1.19  
Overtime
$5.07 - $15.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
   
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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$15,765 - $25,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 217
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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Laundry Attendants in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $18K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $19K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Laundry Attendants make a median salary of $20K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $22K.

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Experience Affects Laundry Attendant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

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 23 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: 35% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 61%
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