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Service Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$28,000
$17,000
$28,000
$46,000
Did you know that the average service worker makes $28,577 per year? That's valued at $13.74 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $17,000 and $46,000, meaning service workers have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most service workers find a job with hospitality and non profits companies, while others work for health care, education, and retail companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. California, Washington and Oregon are the top states in the U.S. to pay service workers the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Renton, WA
$39,039
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Map of Service Worker Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Service Worker Salary By Location

While a service worker can average a salary of $28,577 per year, or $13.74 per hour, there are many opportunities for service workers to make more. For example, in Vallejo, CA you might make $41,613 per year. Other high-paying locations include Renton, WA, Beaverton, OR and New York, NY. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Vallejo, CA where the average starting salary is $24,000. The highest paying states for service workers include California, Washington and Oregon. Meanwhile, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Alabama offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Vallejo, CA
Vallejo, CA
$41,613
$42k
Renton, WA
Renton, WA
$39,039
$39k
Beaverton, OR
Beaverton, OR
$37,577
$38k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$35,051
$35k
Farmington, CT
Farmington, CT
$34,745
$35k
New Brunswick, NJ
New Brunswick, NJ
$34,207
$34k
Morgantown, WV
Morgantown, WV
$34,053
$34k
Burnsville, MN
Burnsville, MN
$33,159
$33k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$32,555
$33k
Cheyenne, WY
Cheyenne, WY
$31,361
$31k

High Paying Service Worker Jobs

Average Service Worker Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a service worker, being employed by a company such as Monroe County Water Authority or The Blackstone Group would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like AVANGRID and LifePoint Health also report highly competitive salaries for service workers.

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Service Worker Salary History

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    Average Service Worker Pay By Industry

    The salary for a service worker can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for service workers tend to be found in health care, education, and retail companies. In fact, service workers can make a yearly salary of $31,302 while working for health care companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $31,302
    $31k
    Education
    Education
    $29,700
    $30k
    Retail
    Retail
    $29,473
    $29k
    Government
    Government
    $29,355
    $29k
    Non Profits
    Non Profits
    $27,144
    $27k
    Professional
    Professional
    $27,084
    $27k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $25,700
    $26k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $25,607
    $26k

    Service Worker Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a service worker 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.

    Recently Added Service Worker Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    State Training School
    State Training School
    Youth Services Worker
    Youth Services Worker
    Youth Services Worker
    Eldora, IA
    Eldora, IA
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $35,583
    $35,583
    10/31/2020
    State of Illinois
    State of Illinois
    Support Service Worker
    Support Service Worker
    Support Service Worker
    Kane, IL
    Kane, IL
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $35,484
    $35,484
    10/30/2020
    Youth Services Worker
    Youth Services Worker
    Des Moines, IA
    Des Moines, IA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $35,464
    $35,464
    10/28/2020
    Nutrition Services Worker-Brantner
    Nutrition Services Worker-Brantner
    Brighton, CO
    Brighton, CO
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $25,587
    $25,587
    10/27/2020
    Hourly Support Services Worker
    Hourly Support Services Worker
    Cumming, GA
    Cumming, GA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $21,914
    $21,914
    10/27/2020
    Equipment Service Worker II
    Equipment Service Worker II
    Stockton, CA
    Stockton, CA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $18,000
    $18,000
    10/27/2020
    Custodial Services Worker-Oklahoma Baptist Univ Facilities
    Custodial Services Worker-Oklahoma Baptist Univ Facilities
    Shawnee, OK
    Shawnee, OK
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $18,783
    $18,783
    10/27/2020
    Hourly Support Services Worker
    Hourly Support Services Worker
    Forsyth, GA
    Forsyth, GA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $20,870
    $20,870
    10/27/2020
    City of Killeen
    City of Killeen
    Service Worker (Building and Grounds)
    Service Worker (Building and Grounds)
    Service Worker (Building and Grounds)
    Killeen, TX
    Killeen, TX
    10/26/2020
    10/26/2020
    $24,981
    $24,981
    10/26/2020
    Custodial Services Worker-John Deere-Raleigh Facilities-Turf Care, Fuquay
    Custodial Services Worker-John Deere-Raleigh Facilities-Turf Care, Fuquay
    Fuquay-Varina, NC
    Fuquay-Varina, NC
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $22,957
    $22,957
    10/23/2020