The average hourly pay for a Head Custodian is $14.76.
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Job Description for Head Custodian
Head custodians are responsible for providing janitorial services and supervising janitorial staff in a variety of facilities, such as schools, hospitals, and large businesses. Head custodians must oversee their staff, which may include training, hiring, and firing, and they are often responsible for scheduling employees' work hours, maintaining time cards, and referring time cards to the appropriate personnel. They may create plans for staff to clean each room thoroughly within the time allott…Read more
Head Custodian Tasks
- Meet with management to analyze costs of various facility needs and establish maintenance priorities.
- Train new employees to ensure safety, cleanliness and efficiency.
- Oversee all tasks within the custodial department, including cleaning, services, supplies and equipment maintenance.
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Pay by Experience Level for Head Custodian
An entry-level Head Custodian with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.11 based on 44 salaries. An early career Head Custodian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.37 based on 203 salaries. A mid-career Head Custodian with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.40 based on 211 salaries. An experienced Head Custodian with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.30 based on 269 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Head Custodian in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 17.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (15.4% less), Houston, Texas (9.2% less) and San Antonio, Texas (6.8% less).
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