How much does a Janitor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Janitor in the United States is $15 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $13 and $17. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Janitor cleans and maintains buildings, facilities and equipment. Uses cleaning tools and other products to create a healthy working environment. Being a Janitor removes and disposes trash following the appropriate policies. May need to have basic maintenance skills. Additionally, Janitor may require a high school diploma. Typically reports to supervisor or manager. The Janitor possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%

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Skills associated with Janitor: Maintenance, Cleaning/Sanitation, Facility Maintenance & Coordination

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