Custodian Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$29,000
$24,000
Min 10%
$29,000
Median 50%
$35,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Plainfield Schools
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a custodian make?
Custodians in the US make on average $29,309 annually or $14.09 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $24,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $35,000. Most Custodian jobs are in Professional companies and Retail companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Custodian salaries are California, Washington, Vermont, Hawaii, and Massachusetts. The typical tenure for a Custodian is 2.9 years.
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Average Custodian Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Custodian in the USA is $29,309 annually or $14.09 hourly. The city with the highest Custodian salary is San Jose, CA at $36,428 per year. The San Jose, CA average entry-level salary for Custodians is $28,000. California, Washington, Vermont, Hawaii, and Massachusetts are the highest paying states. North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and Arkansas have the lowest reported salaries for Custodians.

Map of Custodian Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Custodian Salary By Company

Custodians can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Most Custodian jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Custodians at Plainfield Schools and American Axle & Manufacturing report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Washington High School and DB Schenker pay their Custodians very well.

Average Custodian Pay By Industry

Custodian salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Education companies, Non Profits companies, and Construction companies tend to have the highest salaries for Custodians. Education companies pay Custodians an average salary of $30,706, Non Profits companies pay $29,501, and Construction companys come in at $29,387. The types of companies that pay Custodians the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $28,219.
Industry
Average Salary
Education
Education
$30,706
$31k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$29,501
$30k
Construction
Construction
$29,387
$29k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$29,102
$29k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$28,929
$29k
Technology
Technology
$28,301
$28k
Professional
Professional
$28,219
$28k

Custodian Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Custodian Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Custodian can range from $23,463 to $50,917 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

Recently Added Custodian Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Albuquerque Public Schools
Albuquerque Public Schools
Night Custodian D1
Night Custodian D1
Albuquerque, NM
Albuquerque, NM
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$23,020
$23,020
SBM Management
SBM Management
Custodian
Custodian
San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$31,827
$31,827
SBM Management
SBM Management
GMP Technician/Custodian
GMP Technician/Custodian
Lincoln, NE
Lincoln, NE
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$22,957
$22,957
Goodwill Industries of Central Texas
Goodwill Industries of Central Texas
Custodian-Health and Human Services Commission
Custodian-Health and Human Services Commission
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$20,870
$20,870
SBM Management
SBM Management
Custodian
Custodian
Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$25,044
$25,044
Custodian-Morning Shift
Custodian-Morning Shift
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$20,870
$20,870
SBM Management
SBM Management
Custodian
Custodian
Wichita, KS
Wichita, KS
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$20,870
$20,870
Custodian Night Porter
Custodian Night Porter
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$17,218
$17,218
Custodian-Church Headquarters-+ Grave Shift Differential
Custodian-Church Headquarters-+ Grave Shift Differential
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$25,566
$25,566
Custodian II-Night Shift-District Wide FTE) #1526
Custodian II-Night Shift-District Wide FTE) #1526
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$36,272
$36,272