The average pay for a Custodian is C$15.27 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$20,993 - C$50,466
C$21K
C$37K
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$36,814
10%
50%
90%
C$11.34 - C$21.79
C$11
C$16
C$22
MEDIAN: C$15.62
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$50K
Salary C$20,993 - C$50,466
Bonus C$506
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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C$23,479 - C$47,355
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 79
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$11.34 - C$21.79
Overtime C$14.85 - C$36.40
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$506
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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C$23,479 - C$47,355
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 248

Job Description for Custodian

Custodians are responsible for keeping buildings clean by picking up trash, sweeping, and mopping, as well as cleaning bathrooms and ensuring they are fully stocked with toilet paper, paper towels, and soap. Custodians also complete a number of other functions, such as cleaning windows, vacuuming, dusting, and emptying trash.

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Custodian Tasks

  • Perform general cleaning, light floor care and special event set ups.
  • Collect and remove trash and recyclables.
  • Clean rest room facilities and replenish supplies.
  • Clean assigned areas including furniture, telephones, fixtures, walls, windows, window sills, blinds and vents.
  • Sweep, mop, and vacuum all area floors, rest rooms and break areas.

Custodian Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Custodian

Pay by Experience for a Custodian has a positive trend. An entry-level Custodian with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Custodian with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Custodian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 61 salaries. A Custodian with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$33,705

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Custodian Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Custodian?

Custodian in Saskatoon:
"Very laid back job."
Pros: Easy work. Stand around and look over the Trampoline park during shift hours. After close we clean the entire building(Which is why I put custodian)
Cons: Lots of drama between employees. Lots of injuries that you have to deal with. Cleaning is not the most fun.

Custodian in Winnipeg:
"Custodian."
Pros: The satisfaction of knowing a clean building is a healthy building.
Cons: It can be frustrating job that requires a lot of patience.

Key Stats for Custodian

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Custodian Salaries

▲1%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
C$34,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 40%