Updated August 18, 2021
Average Sanitizer Salary
$14.88 hourly
$30,000 yearly

Entry level Salary
$26,000 yearly
$26,000
10 %
$30,000
Median
$36,000
90 %
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PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$36,000$3,000$17
75th Percentile$33,000$2,750$16
Average$30,948$2,579$15
25th Percentile$28,000$2,333$13
10th Percentile$26,000$2,167$13

Average Sanitizer Salary By State

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Sanitizer average salary by State

StateAvg. salaryHourly rateJob Count
Alabama$27,753$13.3460
Alaska$42,301$20.3435
Arizona$29,665$14.2686
Arkansas$25,094$12.0652
California$33,949$16.32553
Colorado$32,734$15.7495
Connecticut$33,549$16.1332
Delaware$28,310$13.6115
District of Columbia$36,985$17.7810
Florida$29,859$14.36255
Georgia$28,426$13.67192
Hawaii$44,364$21.3312
Idaho$22,638$10.8852
Illinois$30,589$14.71324
Indiana$28,573$13.74238
Iowa$32,632$15.69163
Kansas$31,071$14.9482
Kentucky$29,108$13.99132
Louisiana$21,766$10.4638
Maine$30,236$14.5428
Maryland$33,660$16.18115
Massachusetts$33,803$16.2588
Michigan$27,223$13.09221
Minnesota$36,106$17.36238
Mississippi$28,462$13.6829
Missouri$29,922$14.39156
Montana$28,132$13.5317
Nebraska$29,981$14.4174
Nevada$30,557$14.6949
New Hampshire$32,432$15.5921
New Jersey$34,741$16.70115
New Mexico$25,814$12.4118
New York$32,505$15.63194
North Carolina$26,981$12.97189
North Dakota$30,488$14.667
Ohio$28,677$13.79348
Oklahoma$23,848$11.4731
Oregon$32,149$15.4699
Pennsylvania$29,586$14.22284
Rhode Island$33,669$16.1910
South Carolina$27,703$13.32132
South Dakota$26,857$12.9111
Tennessee$27,126$13.04211
Texas$26,949$12.96529
Utah$26,347$12.67125
Vermont$32,331$15.547
Virginia$29,628$14.24140
Washington$34,340$16.51124
West Virginia$28,890$13.8918
Wisconsin$33,147$15.94246
Wyoming$28,963$13.924

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Highest Paying Cities For Sanitizer

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Morgan Hill, CA$36,143$17.38
Mankato, MN$35,616$17.12
Bothell, WA$35,049$16.85
Boston, MA$33,813$16.26
Beloit, WI$32,821$15.78
Denver, CO$32,758$15.75

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How much does a Sanitizer make?

  • The average Sanitizer makes $30,948 in the United States.
  • The average hourly pay for a Sanitizer is $14.88.
  • The average entry-level Sanitizer salary is $26,000.
  • Highest paying states for Sanitizer are Hawaii ($44,364), Alaska ($42,301), Minnesota ($44,364) and New Jersey ($44,364).
  • Highest paying cities for Sanitizer are Morgan Hill, CA ($36,143), Mankato, MN, Bothell, WA, Boston, MA and Beloit, WI.
  • Sanitizers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $36,000.
  • The best-paid 25% made $33,000 that year, while the lowest-paid 25$ made $28,000
  • Industries with the highest Sanitizer salaries are Manufacturing, Retail and Agriculture.

Average Sanitizer Salary Over Time

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

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    YearAvg. salaryHourly rate% Change
    2022$30,900$14.88+4.3%
    2021$29,600$14.24+3.2%
    2020$28,700$13.78+3.1%
    2019$27,800$13.36+2.6%
    2018$27,100$13.02+1.1%

    How Much Do Sanitizers Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a Sanitizer can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Sanitizers tend to be found in Manufacturing, Retail, and Agriculture companies. In fact, Sanitizers can make a yearly salary of $36,087 while working for Manufacturing companies.
    RankIndustryAverage Sanitizer SalarySanitizer Salary Range
    1Manufacturing
    $36,087
    $27k
    $38k
    2Retail
    $35,523
    $27k
    $38k
    3Agriculture
    $33,706
    $27k
    $38k
    4Hospitality
    $33,219
    $27k
    $38k
    5Finance
    $33,218
    $27k
    $38k
    6Professional
    $30,227
    $27k
    $38k

    High Paying Sanitizer Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Floor Technician

    Avg. salary: $26,729

    A floor technician's role is to maintain the cleanliness and sanitation of various areas within an establishment. Their responsibilities include operating cleaning equipment, conducting minimal repairs and inventory checks, arranging furniture and fixtures, organizing supplies, and keeping floors free from obstructions. There are also instances where they must replenish soap or tissue dispensers, use strong chemicals, and even dispose of hazardous waste. Furthermore, a floor technician follows directives from managers or supervisors, reporting to them should there be any issues.
    43,629 Floor Technician Jobs
    Floor Staff

    Avg. salary: $25,051

    The duties of floor staff depend on their line of work or industry of employment. In restaurants and similar establishments, floor staff is in charge of performing support tasks for the wait staff. They typically serve food to patrons, clean and set tables, help in processing payments, monitor the supplies, and maintain the cleanliness of different areas. They may also assist customers by escorting them to their tables, answering inquiries, and delivering their bills. Furthermore, should there be any problems, the floor staff must report to the manager right away.
    106,292 Floor Staff Jobs
    Custodian

    Avg. salary: $24,097

    A custodian, also referred to as janitor, is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and helping protect all facilities. Custodians make sure everything is clean, neat, in order, and free from clutter and safe. They perform routine maintenance tasks and heavy cleaning duties. They do everyday things to sweep floors, mop, scrub, vacuum, collect and empty trash, dust furniture, walls, and equipment. They mix solutions and chemicals in containers based on proportions for disinfecting windows, mirrors, and other partitions requiring cleaning. Some also do minor building maintenance and light repairs, while others are exposed to biohazardous materials.
    35,937 Custodian Jobs
    General Cleaner

    Avg. salary: $22,131

    General cleaners are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness of all the facilities of the company premises. A general cleaner also monitors the adequacy of cleaning materials in the storage area. They also respond to the visitors' inquiries and concerns, directing them to the appropriate personnel and department for their business needs. A general cleaner must be highly-organized, ensuring the safety of the establishment by following strict sanitary standards and cleaning procedures. They report defective items, inspect office equipment, and request additional supplies.
    83,979 General Cleaner Jobs
    Cleaning Crew Member

    Avg. salary: $23,651

    The responsibilities of a cleaning crew member depend on the delegated tasks from a leader. Most duties will revolve around sweeping and mopping floors, wiping windows and mirrors, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, dusting corners, and vacuuming. There are also instances when a cleaning crew member must take out garbage, collect laundry, and replenish essential supplies such as soap and tissue. Furthermore, it is crucial to coordinate with the team and organize cleaning tools and supplies, ensuring that nothing is left behind on work areas.
    112,961 Cleaning Crew Member Jobs
    Porter

    Avg. salary: $24,854

    A porter is responsible for managing the building's cleanliness and orderliness, together with the cleaning maintenance team. Duties of a porter include ensuring the premises' safety, operating cleaning tools and equipment, and performing basic troubleshooting for defective machines. Other tasks include assisting visitors with their inquiries, leading clients to the appropriate departments, adhering to the highest safety standards and procedures, and answering maintenance calls. A porter must have excellent time-management and multi-tasking skills to ensure daily smooth operations.
    33,927 Porter Jobs
    Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
    Floor Technician$26,729$2,227$12.8543,629
    Floor Staff$25,052$2,088$12.04106,292
    Custodian$24,097$2,008$11.5935,937
    General Cleaner$22,131$1,844$10.6483,979
    Cleaning Crew Member$23,651$1,971$11.37112,961
    Porter$24,855$2,071$11.9533,927
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    Sanitizer Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a Sanitizer 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.

    Which Companies Pay Sanitizers The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a Sanitizer, being employed by a company such as Molson Coors Brewing Company or Papa John's Pizza would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Herbalife Nutrition and Country Pure Foods also report highly competitive salaries for Sanitizers.
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    Recently Added Sanitizer Salaries

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    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Dot Foods, Inc.SanitationSterling, IL12/31/2021$28,362
    Performance Food GroupSanitation-ShippingLebanon, TN12/30/2021$29,218
    Tyson FoodsSanitation 1St.--Portland, In 47371Portland, IN12/30/2021$38,923
    Hormel Foods CorpJennie-O Turkey Store-BAP SanitationWillmar, MN12/30/2021$33,392
    CargillSanitationWyalusing, PA12/30/2021$37,274
    Job Listingsalex LeeCust/Sanitation (Freezer) Sat&Sun (5A-5P)Hickory, NC12/30/2021$27,653
    PepsicoSanitizerIndianapolis, IN12/29/2021$44,349
    PepsicoSanitizer-NightsWichita, KS12/29/2021$37,462
    PepsicoSanitizer Rotating Shifts)Stone Mountain, GA12/29/2021$41,427
    PepsicoSanitationPhoenix, AZ12/29/2021$35,688

    Average Sanitizer Salary by Demographic

    Sanitizer Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $31,384
    female-income
    Female Income
    $29,972
    GenderIncome
    Male$31,384
    Female$29,972
    Median Sanitizer Income by Race
    Asian Sanitizers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or African American Sanitizers have the lowest average salary at $30,207.
    $35,000
    $28,000
    $21,000
    $14,000
    $7,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    EthnicitySalary
    White$30,952
    Black or African American$30,207
    Asian$31,233
    Hispanic or Latino$30,621
    Average Sanitizer Salary by Education Level
    Sanitizers with a Associate degree earn more than those without, at $31,999 annually. With a Bachelors degree, Sanitizers earn a median annual income of $31,679 compared to $31,384 for Sanitizers with an High School Diploma degree.
    $35,000
    $28,000
    $21,000
    $14,000
    $7,000
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    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    EducationSalary
    High School Diploma or Less$31,384
    Some College/ Associate Degree$31,999
    Bachelor's Degree$31,679
    Master's Degree$31,088