$24k $24k
2360k 2360k
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
748
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 92% of all careers in the United States.

Freight and Cargo Inspector Salary $72k
Recruiter Salary $59k
Funeral Director Salary $50k
Real Estate Agent Salary $44k
Bus Driver Salary $39k
Administrative Assistant Salary $34k
DJ Salary $28k
Hairdresser Salary $24k
Janitor Salary $24k
Barista Salary $19k
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 Massachusetts $15.73 $32,710 # 1
Janitor Salary in Connecticut $13.95 $29,010 # 2
Janitor Salary in New York $13.99 $29,100 # 3
Janitor Salary in Alaska $14.87 $30,920 # 4
Janitor Salary in Washington $14.55 $30,260 # 5
Janitor Salary in New Jersey $13.68 $28,450 # 6
Janitor Salary in California $13.02 $27,080 # 7
Janitor Salary in North Dakota $13.68 $28,450 # 8
Janitor Salary in Illinois $12.97 $26,980 # 9
Janitor Salary in Minnesota $13.25 $27,550 # 10
Janitor Salary in District of Columbia $13.43 $27,920 # 11
Janitor Salary in Vermont $13.13 $27,300 # 12
Janitor Salary in Rhode Island $11.98 $24,910 # 13
Janitor Salary in Wyoming $13.12 $27,290 # 14
Janitor Salary in Nevada $14.18 $29,500 # 15
Janitor Salary in New Hampshire $12.62 $26,260 # 16
Janitor Salary in Oregon $12.60 $26,210 # 17
Janitor Salary in Maine $12.89 $26,820 # 18
Janitor Salary in Hawaii $12.59 $26,190 # 19
Janitor Salary in Montana $12.10 $25,170 # 20
Janitor Salary in Colorado $11.97 $24,900 # 21
Janitor Salary in Pennsylvania $11.85 $24,650 # 22
Janitor Salary in Ohio $11.22 $23,340 # 23
Janitor Salary in Maryland $11.55 $24,020 # 24
Janitor Salary in Iowa $11.79 $24,520 # 25
Janitor Salary in Delaware $11.62 $24,160 # 26
Janitor Salary in Michigan $11.25 $23,390 # 27
Janitor Salary in Wisconsin $11.37 $23,640 # 28
Janitor Salary in Nebraska $11.33 $23,570 # 29
Janitor Salary in Virginia $11.28 $23,470 # 30
Janitor Salary in Indiana $11.28 $23,470 # 31
Janitor Salary in Kansas $11.28 $23,460 # 32
Janitor Salary in South Dakota $11.43 $23,770 # 33
Janitor Salary in Missouri $11.15 $23,190 # 34
Janitor Salary in Kentucky $10.86 $22,580 # 35
Janitor Salary in West Virginia $10.55 $21,950 # 36
Janitor Salary in Idaho $10.96 $22,800 # 37
Janitor Salary in Arizona $10.80 $22,470 # 38
Janitor Salary in Tennessee $10.42 $21,680 # 39
Janitor Salary in Utah $9.70 $20,170 # 40
Janitor Salary in Georgia $10.35 $21,520 # 41
Janitor Salary in Florida $10.26 $21,330 # 42
Janitor Salary in New Mexico $10.60 $22,050 # 43
Janitor Salary in Texas $10.25 $21,330 # 44
Janitor Salary in Oklahoma $10.21 $21,250 # 45
Janitor Salary in North Carolina $10.21 $21,240 # 46
Janitor Salary in Alabama $10.17 $21,160 # 47
Janitor Salary in South Carolina $9.78 $20,340 # 48
Janitor Salary in Arkansas $9.54 $19,840 # 49
Janitor Salary in Louisiana $9.52 $19,810 # 50
Janitor Salary in Mississippi $9.40 $19,550 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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