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School Janitor

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A school janitor is responsible for the security, safety, repair and maintenance of a school building and grounds. Many primary schools have only one janitor. A large secondary school or college may have two or three.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for janitors range from around £14,000 to £18,200 a year. A senior janitor responsible for managing cleaning and janitorial staff at several cluster schools might earn between £20,000 and £22,000 a year. You can usually boost your income through overtime.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Jobs are with local authorities, agencies, further education colleges and private schools.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
8266
0.8 %
RISE
2024
8334
  United Kingdom
2019
89272
2 %
RISE
2024
91066

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Institute of Cleaning Science
Tel: 01604 678710
E-mail: info@bics.org.uk
Website: http://www.bics.org.uk
Twitter: @BICSc_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBICSc/

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