How much does a Janitor make in the United States?

59.9k salaries reported, updated at May 5, 2021
$12.38
per hour

The average salary for a janitor is $12.38 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Commuter assistance
  • Wellness program
  • AD&D insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for janitors

Most recommended skill

Acquisitions

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 $12.38 per hour.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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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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Most common benefits for Janitors

  • Commuter assistance
  • Wellness program
  • AD&D insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Flexible schedule
  • Disability insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Referral program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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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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