School Custodian Salary
The average rate for a School Custodian is $12.53 per hour.
|Salary||$15,442 - $50,635|
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|$17,647 - $41,432|
|Hourly Rate||$8.83 - $18.01|
|Overtime||$14.76 - $34.11|
|Total Pay (||$17,647 - $41,432|
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 lights in areas after they are cleaned, replace light fixtures, move furniture, and perform other tasks as they are assigned by a supervisor.Read More...
A school custodian is usually found on their feet for most of the day, and this can be a physically intensive job. These professionals have to deal with many chemicals throughout the day, and they should be knowledgeable of custodial functions. They should know safety practices, follow regulations, and know how to maintain cleaning equipment. Repetitive movements are expected throughout the day, so dexterity plays a huge role in this field.
School custodians must have a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as some experience in the custodial field. They need to be able to read and understand different labels and prioritize work that is assigned throughout the day; they should also have good communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with the public and students. Other requirements include being able to work alone and follow instructions well. Drug tests are usually required before starting the job. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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
Pay by Experience for a School Custodian has a positive trend. An entry-level School Custodian with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 106 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A School Custodian with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced School Custodian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 63 salaries. A School Custodian with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 29 salaries.
Key Stats for School Custodian
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