Average School Custodian Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a School Custodian is $12.96.
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $19
$13 - $1,973
Total Pay
$19,413 - $42,378

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Job Description for School Custodian

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.

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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.

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