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How much does a Janitor make in the United States?

Average base salary
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42.6k salaries reported, updated at May 24, 2020
$11.60
per hour
The average salary for a janitor is $11.60 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Stock ownership plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for janitors

Most recommended skill

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earn +50.09% more

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 79.37% since 2018. Janitors with this skill earn +50.09% more than the average base salary, which is $11.60 per hour.

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Residential Cleaning Experience
+29.12%
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Porter Experience
+16.50%
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Sanitation
+14.27%
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Carpet Cleaning
+10.09%
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Custodial Experience
+2.31%
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Driver's License
+1.94%
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Most common benefits for Janitors

  • Stock ownership plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Retirement plan
  • Employee discount
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance

Salary satisfaction

Based on 14,325 ratings

36% of Janitors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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