Janitor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Janitor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $32,510
Alabama $22,531
Arkansas $20,316
Arizona $22,244
California $30,110
Colorado $26,990
Connecticut $30,450
District of Columbia $29,750
Delaware $25,870
Florida $25,450
Georgia $22,860
Guam $19,320
Hawaii $30,088
Iowa $25,479
Idaho $22,759
Illinois $30,410
Indiana $23,389
Kansas $25,900
Kentucky $25,327
Louisiana $20,320
Massachusetts $33,300
Maryland $26,240
Maine $28,380
Michigan $27,230
Minnesota $29,550
Missouri $25,760
Mississippi $20,210
Montana $28,280
North Carolina $23,030
North Dakota $29,450
Nebraska $25,220
New Hampshire $27,990
New Jersey $28,830
New Mexico $23,070
Nevada $30,980
New York $31,230
Ohio $25,030
Oklahoma $22,510
Oregon $27,900
Pennsylvania $28,730
Puerto Rico $18,530
Rhode Island $27,720
South Carolina $21,800
South Dakota $24,880
Tennessee $24,430
Texas $24,870
Utah $22,380
Virginia $24,240
Virgin Islands $22,340
Vermont $29,420
Washington $32,670
Wisconsin $25,680
West Virginia $23,880
Wyoming $28,250

How do janitor salaries compare to similar careers?

Janitors earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than vehicle cleaners but more than hosts and hostesses.

Career Median Salary
Vehicle cleaner salary $26K
Food server salary $27K
Medical secretary salary $27K
Receptionist salary $26K
Recreation worker salary $25K
Janitor salary $25K
Housekeeping cleaner salary $25K
Barista salary $25K
Retail salesperson salary $23K
Host and hostess salary $22K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)