Average Janitor Hourly Pay

$11.27
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$297
Bonus
$250
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The average hourly pay for a Janitor is $11.27.
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$8.74
MEDIAN
$11.27
90%
$16.23
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $16
Bonus
$8 - $1,996
Profit Sharing
$2 - $2,413
Total Pay
$18,234 - $35,754
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What Do Janitors Do?

Janitor 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 Janitor

3.6 out of 5
(448)
Highly Satisfied
57Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Janitor are from the companies ABM Janitorial, ABM Industries, Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is $11.07. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include ABM Industries, Inc. and ABM Janitorial, earning around $10.66 and $10.16, respectively. The Budd Group pays the lowest at around $8.14. GCA Services Group, Incorporated and Lacosta Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $8.74 and $8.84, respectively.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Janitors?

An entry-level Janitor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.50 based on 139 salaries. An early career Janitor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.88 based on 1,115 salaries. A mid-career Janitor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.54 based on 453 salaries. An experienced Janitor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.17 based on 438 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.
Employees with Janitor in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 40.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (33.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (26.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (11.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,381 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.8%
Early Career
46.8%
Mid Career
19.0%
Experienced
18.4%
Late Career
9.9%