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Janitors and Cleaner, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaner Salary Information

The salary statistics of janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Janitors and Cleaner, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaner Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,580
25th Percentile Wage
$20,920
50th Percentile Wage
$24,990
75th Percentile Wage
$32,280
90th Percentile Wage
$41,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners is $41,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,580. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 125% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,990
3.20% 10.68%
2016
$24,190
3.10% -
2015
$23,440
2.56% -
2014
$22,840
1.09% -
2013
$22,590
1.20% -
2012
$22,320
- -

Table 2. Janitors and Cleaner, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaner Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $35,070. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $23,370).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$35,070
Federal, State, and Local Government
$30,930
Utilities
$30,780
Educational Services
$29,610
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$28,530
Manufacturing
$27,110
Mining
$26,280
Information
$26,160
Construction
$26,090
Health Care and Social Assistance
$25,830
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$25,550
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$25,340
Wholesale Trade
$24,910
Accommodation and Food Services
$24,580
Finance and Insurance
$24,410
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$24,000
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$23,740
Retail Trade
$23,690
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$23,590
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,370

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners by States

From the above tables we note that not only janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,430 to $33,410. The highest paying state for janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners is Massachusetts with a median annual salary of $33,410. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,430. For more salary information of janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Massachusetts
$33,410
Alaska
$32,400
Washington
$31,370
New York
$29,890
Nevada
$29,620
North Dakota
$29,050
District of Columbia
$28,930
California
$28,890
Connecticut
$28,750
Vermont
$28,450
Minnesota
$28,390
Wyoming
$28,110
New Jersey
$28,100
Hawaii
$28,040
Maine
$27,610
Oregon
$27,340
Illinois
$27,250
New Hampshire
$27,040
Montana
$26,450
Colorado
$25,980
Pennsylvania
$25,910
Rhode Island
$25,700
Iowa
$25,350
Maryland
$25,010
Delaware
$24,790
Wisconsin
$24,740
Nebraska
$24,210
South Dakota
$24,090
Indiana
$24,070
Missouri
$23,990
Ohio
$23,920
Michigan
$23,690
Virginia
$23,650
Kansas
$23,630
Arizona
$23,470
Kentucky
$23,370
Idaho
$22,900
New Mexico
$22,640
West Virginia
$22,590
Georgia
$22,480
Texas
$22,440
Tennessee
$22,350
North Carolina
$22,270
Florida
$22,230
Oklahoma
$21,900
Alabama
$21,730
Virgin Islands
$21,390
South Carolina
$21,000
Utah
$20,690
Arkansas
$20,370
Louisiana
$19,950
Mississippi
$19,890
Guam
$19,120
Puerto Rico
$18,430



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