Laundry Attendant Salary

Laundry Attendants in the United States take home an average $9.27 per hour. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Laundry Attendants report high levels of job satisfaction. While a majority report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and about one in four have dental, as well. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 85 percent of Laundry Attendants are female.

$19,378 - $22,192
$21K
MEDIAN: $20,565
50%

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$7.92 - $11.93
$7
$9
$12
MEDIAN: $9.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$9K$18K$27K
Salary
$20,565  
   
Bonus
$225.00  
Commission
$1,216  
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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$16,570 - $25,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.92 - $11.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$8.86 - $17.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$225.00  
   
Commission
$1,216  
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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$16,570 - $25,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 310

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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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While select Healthcare Services Group, Inc. employees may bring in up to $30K, a median salary of only $17K — the lowest in the field — suggests a serious lag in the earnings department.

Pay by Experience Level for Laundry Attendant

Pay by Experience for a Laundry Attendant has a positive trend. An entry-level Laundry Attendant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 197 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Laundry Attendant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Laundry Attendant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 56 salaries. A Laundry Attendant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 17 salaries.

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
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Laundry Attendant Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$20,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 57%
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