Laundry Attendant Salary

The average Laundry Attendant in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $8.73 per hour. Earnings sit near $7.54 per hour on the lower side but can approach $11.12 on the higher side. Women account for the majority of Laundry Attendants who took the survey — 83 percent to be exact. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Nearly one in three enjoy medical while around one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about a sixth. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$7.54 - $11.12
(Median)
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$11
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.54 - $11.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50 - $1.19  
Overtime
$4.86 - $16.22  
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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$15,660 - $25,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 209
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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 Laundry Attendants, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. 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 bring in $20K after working for 10 to 20 years. After two decades in the workforce, the average Laundry Attendant generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $22K.

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Experience Affects Laundry Attendant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

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
50%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 63%
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