Updated August 22, 2022

Average Attendant Salary

$13.20hourly

$27,453 yearly

Entry level Salary
$20,000 yearly
$20,000
10 %
$27,453
Median
$36,000
90 %

How much does an Attendant make?

Attendants make $27,453 per year on average, or $13.2 per hour, in the United States. Attendants on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $20,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $36,000.

Location impacts how much an attendant can expect to make. Attendants make the most in Washington, Hawaii, California, Oregon, and New York.

Highest Paying States For Attendants

The darker areas on the map show where attendants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Attendant average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Oregon$32,561$15.65327
2Vermont$30,947$14.8863
3Hawaii$35,249$16.9580
4Wyoming$28,612$13.7652
5Minnesota$29,614$14.24480
6California$34,411$16.541,836
7Washington$35,338$16.99356
8Nevada$26,996$12.98251
9Arizona$27,271$13.11729
10Colorado$29,080$13.98539
11Alaska$29,017$13.9571
12Montana$26,688$12.83142
13North Dakota$30,614$14.7242
14New York$31,699$15.24712
15New Hampshire$28,299$13.61108
16Michigan$25,788$12.40651
17Rhode Island$27,784$13.3673
18Massachusetts$30,118$14.48440
19West Virginia$27,347$13.1575
20Maine$27,486$13.2178
21Connecticut$28,072$13.50232
22Utah$26,197$12.59253
23Iowa$26,467$12.72233
24Missouri$24,914$11.98586
25Tennessee$24,323$11.69482
26Nebraska$26,433$12.71125
27North Carolina$24,786$11.92715
28Maryland$26,515$12.75453
29Ohio$24,240$11.65835
30Arkansas$24,202$11.64186
31District of Columbia$29,233$14.0520
32Kentucky$24,156$11.61250
33Florida$23,192$11.151,984
34Indiana$23,736$11.41497
35Illinois$25,781$12.39636
36Pennsylvania$24,239$11.65774
37New Jersey$24,952$12.00546
38Delaware$25,819$12.4135
39Oklahoma$23,534$11.31217
40South Carolina$23,111$11.11325
41Kansas$23,080$11.10221
42Texas$22,859$10.991,978
43New Mexico$24,302$11.6896
44Idaho$24,207$11.6491
45Virginia$23,489$11.29671
46Mississippi$22,159$10.65151
47Georgia$21,445$10.31754
48Wisconsin$22,459$10.80348
49Alabama$20,411$9.81319
50South Dakota$22,169$10.6635
51Louisiana$21,098$10.14204

Highest Paying Cities For Attendants

Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1San Francisco, CA$36,011$17.31
2Seattle, WA$35,558$17.10
3Portland, OR$32,531$15.64
4New York, NY$31,594$15.19
5Boston, MA$30,184$14.51
6Minneapolis, MN$29,624$14.24
7Washington, DC$29,275$14.07
8Denver, CO$29,080$13.98
9Portland, ME$27,505$13.22
10Phoenix, AZ$27,388$13.17
11Las Vegas, NV$26,750$12.86
12Baltimore, MD$26,551$12.76
13Washington, UT$26,328$12.66
14Chicago, IL$25,816$12.41
15Ann Arbor, MI$25,624$12.32

Here Are The Five Most In Demand Cities Right Now:

  1. San Francisco, CA
  2. Seattle, WA
  3. Portland, OR
  4. New York, NY
  5. Boston, MA

Attendant Salary Details

Average Attendant Salary Graph
Average Attendant Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is an Attendant's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$36,000$3,000$17
75th Percentile$31,000$2,583$15
Average$27,453$2,288$13
25th Percentile$23,000$1,917$11
10th Percentile$20,000$1,667$10

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Guest Service Attendant$27,051$2,254$13.0172,078
Housekeeping Attendant$28,031$2,336$13.48112,783
Front Desk Attendant$26,874$2,239$12.92107,058
Box Office Attendant$28,816$2,401$13.8581,537
Child Care Attendant$27,542$2,295$13.24156,197
Guest Room Attendant$27,269$2,272$13.11123,184

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. New York Botanical Garden Jobs (26)
  2. Exxon Mobil Jobs (32)
  3. Chevron Jobs (32)
  4. Hyatt Hotels Jobs (34)
  5. Shell Jobs (29)

Which Companies Pay Attendants The Most?

The highest paying companies for attendants are Barnard College and University of California, Berkeley according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Stanford University and Madera High School report highly competitive wages for attendants.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Barnard College$42,465$20.42
2University of California, Berkeley$41,615$20.01
3Stanford University$40,051$19.26
4Madera High School$37,880$18.215
5Siemens$37,724$18.147
6Michigan State University$36,740$17.665
7AEG$36,431$17.51
8The Rockefeller University$36,216$17.412
9Cargill$35,747$17.196
10Martin Marietta$35,727$17.189
11UMass Lowell$35,484$17.06
12Johns Manville$35,236$16.944
13Armstrong Flooring$35,002$16.83
14Lawrence General Hospital$34,933$16.792
15Land O'Lakes$34,872$16.77
16TreeHouse Foods$34,865$16.761
17Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center$34,693$16.681
18New York Botanical Garden$34,572$16.624
19Owens Corning$34,465$16.576
20Sutter Health$34,452$16.565

How Much Do Attendants Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much an attendant salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The hospitality industry pays attendants an average salary of $30,439

  2. The health care industry pay $28,259

  3. The lowest paying industry for attendants is the retail industry. Attendants in this industry earn an average salary of $27,306

Highest Paying Industries For Attendants

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Hospitality$30,439$14.63
2Health Care$28,259$13.59
3Manufacturing$27,695$13.31
4Retail$27,306$13.13

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Attendant Salary Trends

The salary for an attendant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Average Attendant Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Attendant Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$27,500$13.20+5.2%
    2021$26,000$12.51+4.3%
    2020$24,900$11.97+3.8%
    2019$23,900$11.51+4.5%
    2018$22,800$10.98+4.9%

    Recently Added Attendant Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    AmazonDistribution Center Attendant-ImmediateDanville, VA07/26/2022$31,305
    Propark MobilityHotel AttendantSan Antonio, TX07/26/2022$15,131
    ISSMK AttendantNew Albany, OH07/26/2022$31,305
    Remote In Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaEVS AttendantDetroit, MI07/26/2022$29,301
    Chartwells Higher EducationAttendant, Catering(Full &Fayetteville, AR07/26/2022$25,044
    Prime, Inc.Parts AttendantSalt Lake City, UT07/26/2022$37,566
    Chartwells Higher EducationAttendant, CateringCharlotte, NC07/26/2022$29,218
    Great Wolf LodgeRetail AttendantOlympia, WA07/26/2022$30,783
    The Salvation ArmySpecial Events AttendantRowe, MA07/26/2022$35,479
    Remote In Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaEVS AttendantSelma, TX07/26/2022$21,914

    Attendant Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Attendants the most?

    Washington pays Attendants the most in the United States, with an average salary of $35,338 per year, or $16.99 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as an Attendant?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as an Attendant if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Hawaii you should be paid close to $35,249 per year.

    What type of Attendant gets paid the most?

    Warehouse Attendant gets paid the most. Warehouse Attendant made a median salary of $33,093. The best-paid 10 percent make $36,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $30,000.

    What is a good starting salary for an Attendant?

    A good starting salary for an attendant is $21,000 in the United States. That puts you in the 10th percentile of annual income for an attendant in the U.S., which is about what you would expect if you were new to the field. The average salary for attendants is $27,688, but that normally requires some level of experience to achieve. Furthermore, a good starting salary for an attendant can vary by state.

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