How much does a Janitor I make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Janitor I in the United States is $16 as of August 29, 2022, but the range typically falls between $14 and $18. 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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Job Description for Janitor I

Janitor I cleans and maintains buildings, facilities, and equipment. Uses cleaning tools and other products to create a clean, healthy environment. Being a Janitor I removes and disposes trash, recycling, and other waste following the appropriate policies. May need to have basic maintenance skills. Additionally, Janitor I may require a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Janitor I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2022 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
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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

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