$24k $24k
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5.8% 5.8%
2.2/5 2.2/5
H.S. High School

How much does a Janitor make in the United States?

Average Janitor Hourly Wage in the United States

Janitors earn a median hourly wage of $11.63. Hourly wages typically start from $8.65 and go up to $19.60.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Janitor Yearly Salary in the United States

Janitors earn a median salary of $24,190 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,000 and go up to $40,760.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

34%
Full-Time
66%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.7
SCORE
753
RATINGS
Janitors average a score of 2.7 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Janitors in the 13th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Janitor Earnings by Seniority

Top End Janitor Earnings

The highest earning Janitors in the United States earn:

$19.60
an hour
$40,760
per year
Senior Janitor Earnings

Senior Janitors in the United States earn:

$15.14
an hour
$31,490
per year
Experienced Janitor Earnings

Experienced Janitors in the United States earn:

$11.63
an hour
$24,190
per year
Junior Janitor Earnings

Junior Janitors in the United States earn:

$9.62
an hour
$20,000
per year
Starting Janitor Earnings

Starting Janitors in the United States earn:

$8.65
an hour
$18,000
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Janitor salary comparison

Janitors earn less than 90% percent of Services careers. Janitor salaries are in the bottom 90% of all careers in the United States.

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Janitor Salary $24k
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Source:

Historical salary for Janitors in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Janitor salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Janitor Salary in Washington $14.55 $30,260 # 1
Janitor Salary in Vermont $13.13 $27,300 # 2
Janitor Salary in Wyoming $13.12 $27,290 # 3
Janitor Salary in Wisconsin $11.37 $23,640 # 4
Janitor Salary in Virginia $11.28 $23,470 # 5
Janitor Salary in South Dakota $11.43 $23,770 # 6
Janitor Salary in West Virginia $10.55 $21,950 # 7
Janitor Salary in Tennessee $10.42 $21,680 # 8
Janitor Salary in Utah $9.70 $20,170 # 9
Janitor Salary in Texas $10.25 $21,330 # 10
Janitor Salary in South Carolina $9.78 $20,340 # 11
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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