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Laundry Attendant Salary

Median pay for Laundry Attendants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $8.72 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $7.52 per hour to $11.29. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Just under a third receive medical and dental insurance and around a sixth get vision insurance. Female Laundry Attendants far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$7.52 - $11.29
(Median)
$7
$8
$11
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.52 - $11.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50 - $1.19  
Overtime
$4.93 - $16.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $704  
   
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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$15,617 - $25,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 196

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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 does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $18K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $19K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $20K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $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 2%

National Average
$18,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 64%
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