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What is the average salary for Janitors in the United States?

Janitors earn an average hourly wage of $12.24. Hourly wages typically start from $8.23 and go up to $18.46. Janitors earn an average salary of $25,460 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,110 and go up to $38,400.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Janitors in the United States earn:

$18.46 an hour $38,400 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Janitors in the United States earn:

$14.38 an hour $29,900 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Janitors in the United States earn:

$10.98 an hour $22,840 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Janitors in the United States earn:

$9.03 an hour $18,780 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Janitors in the United States earn:

$8.23 an hour $17,110 per year

Historical salary for Janitors in the United States

Janitor salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Janitor Salary in Massachusetts $14.98 $31,160 # 1
Janitor Salary in Alaska $14.74 $30,660 # 2
Janitor Salary in New York $14.74 $30,650 # 3
Janitor Salary in Connecticut $14.45 $30,070 # 4
Janitor Salary in District of Columbia $14.20 $29,530 # 5
Janitor Salary in Washington $14.03 $29,170 # 6
Janitor Salary in Rhode Island $13.78 $28,650 # 7
Janitor Salary in New Jersey $13.71 $28,520 # 8
Janitor Salary in Illinois $13.48 $28,040 # 9
Janitor Salary in Nevada $13.47 $28,020 # 10
Janitor Salary in Wyoming $13.45 $27,970 # 11
Janitor Salary in North Dakota $13.33 $27,730 # 12
Janitor Salary in California $13.24 $27,540 # 13
Janitor Salary in New Hampshire $13.02 $27,070 # 14
Janitor Salary in Vermont $13.01 $27,070 # 15
Janitor Salary in Maine $12.81 $26,650 # 16
Janitor Salary in Minnesota $12.78 $26,590 # 17
Janitor Salary in Oregon $12.75 $26,520 # 18
Janitor Salary in Pennsylvania $12.60 $26,200 # 19
Janitor Salary in Hawaii $12.49 $25,980 # 20
Janitor Salary in Delaware $12.38 $25,760 # 21
Janitor Salary in Maryland $12.23 $25,440 # 22
Janitor Salary in Ohio $12.22 $25,410 # 23
Janitor Salary in Iowa $12.18 $25,330 # 24
Janitor Salary in Michigan $12.15 $25,270 # 25
Janitor Salary in Wisconsin $12.08 $25,120 # 26
Janitor Salary in Colorado $12.01 $24,990 # 27
Janitor Salary in Montana $11.99 $24,940 # 28
Janitor Salary in Indiana $11.79 $24,530 # 29
Janitor Salary in Kansas $11.54 $24,010 # 30
Janitor Salary in Missouri $11.45 $23,810 # 31
Janitor Salary in Nebraska $11.29 $23,470 # 32
Janitor Salary in Virginia $11.07 $23,030 # 33
Janitor Salary in West Virginia $11.02 $22,920 # 34
Janitor Salary in South Dakota $11.00 $22,880 # 35
Janitor Salary in Arizona $10.96 $22,800 # 36
Janitor Salary in Georgia $10.92 $22,710 # 37
Janitor Salary in New Mexico $10.82 $22,500 # 38
Janitor Salary in Kentucky $10.81 $22,490 # 39
Janitor Salary in Idaho $10.80 $22,470 # 40
Janitor Salary in Florida $10.64 $22,130 # 41
Janitor Salary in Tennessee $10.56 $21,960 # 42
Janitor Salary in Utah $10.55 $21,940 # 43
Janitor Salary in Oklahoma $10.40 $21,640 # 44
Janitor Salary in North Carolina $10.31 $21,440 # 45
Janitor Salary in Texas $10.20 $21,220 # 46
Janitor Salary in South Carolina $10.20 $21,210 # 47
Janitor Salary in Louisiana $10.14 $21,100 # 48
Janitor Salary in Arkansas $10.11 $21,030 # 49
Janitor Salary in Alabama $10.08 $20,960 # 50
Janitor Salary in Mississippi $9.82 $20,430 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics