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Janitors and Cleaners

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $15.10
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Janitors and Cleaners *

Area Low Median High
U S
$11.28 $13.43 $17.10
Minnesota
$12.73 $15.10 $18.90
Central Minnesota
$12.49 $15.15 $18.53
Northeast Minnesota
$11.83 $15.05 $18.87
Northwest Minnesota
$12.37 $14.70 $17.90
Southeast Minnesota
$12.87 $14.82 $18.62
Southwest Minnesota
$11.26 $13.78 $17.54
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$13.02 $15.32 $19.34

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 44,880 workers employed in this very large career.

Where do Janitors and Cleaners most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 70,895 new Janitors and Cleaners to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Janitors and Cleaners
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 2,404,400 2,564,200 159,800 6.6%
Minnesota 49,786 53,001 3,215 6.5%
Central Minnesota 5,153 5,620 467 9.1%
Northeast Minnesota 2,568 2,634 66 2.6%
Northwest Minnesota 4,009 4,209 200 5%
Southeast Minnesota 3,985 4,245 260 6.5%
Southwest Minnesota 2,997 3,212 215 7.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 29,913 31,781 1,868 6.2%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.