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Laundry Attendant Salary

Average Laundry Attendants in the United States make around $8.65 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $7.48 per hour and $10.69. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by just under a third, and close to one-sixth earn vision coverage. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Female Laundry Attendants far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$7.48 - $10.69
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.
Hourly Rate
$7.48 - $10.69  
Hourly Tips
$0.50 - $1.19  
$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.
$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).
$15,576 - $25,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186

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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.


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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $18K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $19K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $20K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $21K.

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Experience Affects Laundry Attendant Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

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


84 %
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 66%