Median pay for Laundry Attendants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $9.25 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Health benefits are not claimed by all — a majority lack any form of coverage — but over a third have medical insurance, and one in four have dental, too. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Laundry Attendants who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 83 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,378 - $22,192
$21K
MEDIAN: $20,565
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$7.92 - $12.04
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$12
MEDIAN: $9.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$9K$18K$27K
Salary
$20,565  
   
Bonus
$250.00  
Total Pay (?
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$16,582 - $25,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.92 - $12.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.62  
Overtime
$8.36 - $16.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$250.00  
   
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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$16,582 - $25,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 292

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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

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

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Healthcare Services Group, Inc. offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $18K, but on the other end, some employees may earn up to $31K.

Pay by Experience Level for Laundry Attendant

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $19K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $20K. Laundry Attendants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $20K. Laundry Attendants who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $21K.

Laundry Attendant Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Laundry Attendant?

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.

Key Stats for Laundry Attendant

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
053
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Laundry Attendant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$20,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 60%
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