Demand 5 / 5


Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish. Duties may include tending furnace and boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.

Also known as

Building Custodian, Custodial Worker, Building Service Worker, Custodian, Building Services Technician, Floor Tech (Floor Technician), Cleaner, Janitor, Institutional Custodian, Heavy Duty Custodian


The typical education required for this career in Minnesota is:
Less than high school



Demand 5 / 5
10-Year Growth 6.5%
10-Year Openings 70,895


People in this occupation tend to earn between $12.73 to $18.90 per hour

Cost of Living

A typical family with two adults - working a combined 60 hours per week - with one child at home needs to earn $18.20 per hour per worker to meet their basic needs.

Daily Work Activities

  • Remove snow.
  • Drive trucks or other vehicles to or at work sites.
  • Clean facilities or sites.
  • Monitor building premises to ensure occupant or visitor safety.
  • Clean building walls or flooring.

Licensing Information

No licenses found for this occupation.

Certification Information

Some employers may require an occupational certification to work in this career.

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