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Average Custodian Hourly Pay

$12.27
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$502
Bonus
$892
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The average hourly pay for a Custodian is $12.27.
10%
$9.20
MEDIAN
$12.27
90%
$18.39
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $18
Bonus
$51 - $2,489
Profit Sharing
$3 - $3,973
Total Pay
$19,233 - $40,722
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What Do Custodians Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Custodian

3.7 out of 5
(810)
Highly Satisfied
62Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Custodian are from the companies U.S. Postal Service (USPS), GCA Services Group, Incorporated and ABM Industries, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at City of Florissant where the average pay is $18.25. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and Aramark, earning around $15.83 and $10.54, respectively. GCA Services Group, Incorporated pays the lowest at around $9.11. YMCA and ABM Industries, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.60 and $9.60, respectively.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Custodians?

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 $11.16 based on 158 salaries. An early career Custodian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.76 based on 1,578 salaries. A mid-career Custodian with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.25 based on 924 salaries. An experienced Custodian with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.14 based on 1,018 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Custodian in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 42.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (26.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (17.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (12.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,221 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.7%
Early Career
37.4%
Mid Career
21.9%
Experienced
24.1%
Late Career
12.9%