Custodian Salary

A Custodian earns an average wage of $11.78 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$15,506 - $49,236
$16K
$26K
$49K
MEDIAN: $25,998
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50%
90%

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$8.84 - $17.79
$8
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $11.87
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$0$49K
Salary $15,506 - $49,236
Bonus $14.68 - $2,553
Profit Sharing $2,170
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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$18,088 - $40,316
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 573
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $8.84 - $17.79
Hourly Tips $3.13
Overtime $12.89 - $33.40
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $14.68 - $2,553
Profit Sharing $2,170
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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$18,088 - $40,316
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,137

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.

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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 $23,000 based on 1,356 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 $25,000 based on 705 salaries. An experienced Custodian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 634 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 $30,000 based on 262 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $25,079

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Custodian Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Custodian?

Custodian in Hendersonville:
"STRESS LEVEL ,MANAGEMENT 1ST SHIFT ,CAN NOT PROFORM."
Pros: I am mostly working by myself ,and holiday pay, plus one weeks paid vacation. When something like tools or machines break down there is a problem with supervision that is to take care, which complains.
Cons: Too many task in one day.I get the basic done.1st shift complains then about things they can finish off with out complaint. Spring and summer can get humid in that season! Pay raise needs to be every 6month to a year!

Custodian in West Branch:
"General cleaning of classrooms and bathrooms and others."
Pros: Working by myself for the most part.
Cons: No benefits to speak of. Low pay wage.

Custodian in Glencoe:
"Fairly decent job."
Pros: Easy work for the job you do.
Cons: Hours, co workers management, and pay.

Custodian in Vanderhoof:
"Interesting."
Pros: Able to clean things up working at my own pace.
Cons: Cleaning the dirty gross toilets at times.

Custodian in Wilson:
"Love it."
Pros: Being around the kids helping staff to have a better day! Making school easier for everyone who attends!
Cons: Timing ! Having to be there so early I have my oldest who will be attending high school and my two younger kids need to get to their school at different times so I need a job that will allow that!

Custodian in Waukesha:
Pros: Independent work steady hours consistency.
Cons: Bad management stressful environment.

Custodian in Pearsall:
Pros: The hours cause I get to spend time with my kids on the weekends.
Cons: The people that I work with, they don't want to work .or do there job.

Key Stats for Custodian

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 441 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Custodian Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

▲11%

▼0%

National Average
$25,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 441 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 32%