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Janitor salary in United States

How much does a Janitor make in the United States?

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The average salary for a janitor is $14.63 per hour in the United States. 64k salaries reported, updated at December 3, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Janitors in United States

  1. Service by Medallion
    30 reviews71 salaries reported
    $19.17per hour
  2. $19.03per hour
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Highest paying cities for Janitors near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $17.33 per hour
    79 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $16.21 per hour
    295 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $15.70 per hour
    130 salaries reported
  1. Detroit, MI
    $15.47 per hour
    175 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $15.25 per hour
    280 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $15.22 per hour
    448 salaries reported
  1. Jacksonville, FL
    $14.38 per hour
    188 salaries reported
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Where can a Janitor earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Janitors

Most recommended skill

Acquisitions(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 $14.63 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20125increase by 5
20136increase by 20.00%
201448increase by 700.00%
2015117increase by 143.75%
201645decrease by 61.54%
201761increase by 35.56%
201863increase by 3.28%
201913decrease by 79.37%

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Top licenses
Driver's License

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
5 jobs6
10 jobs32
13 jobs14
9 jobs15
1,510 jobs2,932
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Most common benefits for Janitors

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?


131,100 job openings

Average $15.05 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Janitor

As a janitor how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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