The average hourly pay for a School Custodian is $12.96.
Is School Custodian your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.
$9 - $19
$13 - $1,973
$19,413 - $42,378
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for School Custodian
School custodians perform a number of tasks related to maintaining the cleanliness of their school, including sweeping, mopping, dusting, scrubbing, and vacuuming. They are also in charge of emptying waste baskets and recycling bins, cleaning walls, fixing lights, and cleaning and disinfecting the bathrooms. They should be able to operate a buffer and waxer, as well as operate carpet-cleaning machines. School custodians must secure and lock the building at the end of the day, as well as off the …Read more
School 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 School Custodian
School Custodian Job Listings
Search for more jobs
Pay by Experience Level for School Custodian
An entry-level School Custodian with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.33 based on 19 salaries. An early career School Custodian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.17 based on 143 salaries. A mid-career School Custodian with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.20 based on 113 salaries. An experienced School Custodian with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.44 based on 88 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 412 survey responses.