The average hourly pay for a Custodian is $12.03.
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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. Custodians typically work in an indoor setting, although some may have outdoor duties such as shoveling snow, tending to a garden, raking leaves, and mowing grass. They w…Read more
- 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Custodian
The top respondents for the job title Custodian are from the companies U.S. Postal Service (USPS), GCA Services Group, Incorporated and Aramark. Reported salaries are highest at U.S. Postal Service (USPS) where the average pay is $14.91. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Aramark and YMCA, earning around $10.16 and $9.50, respectively. GCA Services Group, Incorporated pays the lowest at around $8.88. SSC Service Solutions and Diversified Maintenance Services also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.14 and $9.15, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Custodian
An entry-level Custodian with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.66 based on 870 salaries. An early career Custodian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.39 based on 2,130 salaries. A mid-career Custodian with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.13 based on 1,270 salaries. An experienced Custodian with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.16 based on 1,193 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Custodian in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 36.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (18.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.2% less), San Antonio, Texas (4.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.2% less).
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