Custodial Worker - Federal Salaries of 2018
Pay Rates for "Custodial Worker"How much does a Custodial Worker in the federal government get paid? $33,807.66* *Based on the 2018 average.
Custodial Worker was the 28th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 12,708 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.
In 2018, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Custodial Working, with an average salary of $33,724.
Government Custodial Working jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Custodial Working job is FWS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-2. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
This standard is to be used for grading jobs made up of janitorial and custodial work, such as sweeping, scrubbing, and waxing floors; washing windows and walls; dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures; and emptying waste cans. Work is done by hand or with powered equipment. This standard should not be used to grade jobs requiring the operation of a street sweeper or similar equipment.
Agencies that have hired a Custodial Worker
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Veterans Health Administration||11,701||$33,723.54|
|Indian Health Service||550||$32,842.20|
|National Park Service||95||$38,646.47|
|Government Printing Office||41||$46,988.56|
|Agricultural Research Service||35||$29,544.29|
|National Gallery of Art||23||$37,434.65|
|Public Buildings Service||16||$47,952.81|
|National Institute of Standards and Technology||14||$34,416.36|
|National Institutes of Health||13||$39,924.69|
|Federal Bureau of Investigation||10||$38,376.60|
|U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||5||$35,407.80|
|Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust)||4||$39,606.00|
|Social Security Administration||4||$50,990.50|
|U.S. Coast Guard||3||$36,668.67|
|Bureau of Reclamation||2||$45,287.00|
|Armed Forces Retirement Home||2||$33,517.00|
|Bureau of the Census||2||$46,185.00|
|St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation||1||$51,133.00|
|Bureau of Engraving and Printing||1||$55,159.00|
Custodial Worker Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Custodial Worker is $33,807.66. The highest paid Custodial Worker made $85,484 in 2018.
Common Custodial Worker Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Custodial Working Employees|
|WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W||10,995|
|WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage||953|
|WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst||574|
|CY - Contract Education--school Year||116|
|KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100%||37|
|CE - Contract Education--year Long||25|
|KA - Kiess Act||4|
|BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee||3|
|KL - Non-craft - Leader||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$7.63 to $15.54 / hour at paygrade FWS-1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$8.06 to $16.64 / hour at paygrade FWS-2|
|Occupation Family:||GENERAL SERVICES AND SUPPORT WORK FAMILY|
Other Jobs at the FWS-1 Paygrade
FWS-1 is the starting paygrade for Custodial Working jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-1 paygrade.
|Occupation||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Mobile Equipment Servicing||FWS-1||FWS-6|
Average Custodial Working Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018
In 2004, the average pay for a Custodial Worker was $26,848. Since then, the average pay has increased to $33,808 in 2018.
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