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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

35-9021 Dishwashers

Clean dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, or utensils.


National estimates for Dishwashers
Industry profile for Dishwashers
Geographic profile for Dishwashers

National estimates for Dishwashers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Dishwashers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
377,040 1.6 % $ 13.15 $ 27,350 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Dishwashers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 9.23 $ 11.02 $ 13.52 $ 14.50 $ 16.76
Annual Wage (2) $ 19,200 $ 22,920 $ 28,130 $ 30,160 $ 34,870


Industry profile for Dishwashers:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Dishwashers are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Dishwashers, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Dishwashers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 288,780 3.06 $ 12.98 $ 26,990
Special Food Services 18,490 3.90 $ 13.87 $ 28,840
Traveler Accommodation 12,580 0.92 $ 15.49 $ 32,210
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 9,510 1.07 $ 13.67 $ 28,430
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 9,450 0.85 $ 12.97 $ 26,970

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Dishwashers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Special Food Services 18,490 3.90 $ 13.87 $ 28,840
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 288,780 3.06 $ 12.98 $ 26,990
Rooming and Boarding Houses 180 1.96 $ 13.88 $ 28,860
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 5,610 1.83 $ 12.44 $ 25,880
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 9,510 1.07 $ 13.67 $ 28,430

Top paying industries for Dishwashers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Warehousing and Storage (8) (8) $ 17.27 $ 35,920
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) (8) (8) $ 16.24 $ 33,790
Traveler Accommodation 12,580 0.92 $ 15.49 $ 32,210
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 770 0.03 $ 15.26 $ 31,730
Rental and leasing services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) 340 0.12 $ 15.21 $ 31,640


Geographic profile for Dishwashers:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Dishwashers are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Dishwashers, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of dishwashers by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Dishwashers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 54,800 3.32 1.24 $ 15.44 $ 32,110
Florida 34,110 3.96 1.48 $ 12.10 $ 25,170
Texas 29,010 2.37 0.89 $ 11.92 $ 24,800
New York 21,540 2.49 0.93 $ 15.83 $ 32,920
Illinois 15,970 2.84 1.06 $ 12.83 $ 26,690


Map of location quotient of dishwashers by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Dishwashers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 2,990 5.45 2.04 $ 14.92 $ 31,030
Nevada 6,910 5.36 2.00 $ 13.39 $ 27,850
Vermont 1,180 4.17 1.56 $ 13.66 $ 28,410
Florida 34,110 3.96 1.48 $ 12.10 $ 25,170
Wyoming 980 3.77 1.41 $ 12.63 $ 26,270


Map of annual mean wages of dishwashers by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Dishwashers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 9,240 2.88 1.08 $ 16.97 $ 35,300
District of Columbia 2,110 3.18 1.19 $ 16.61 $ 34,550
New York 21,540 2.49 0.93 $ 15.83 $ 32,920
Massachusetts 9,710 2.86 1.07 $ 15.71 $ 32,690
California 54,800 3.32 1.24 $ 15.44 $ 32,110



Map of employment of dishwashers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Dishwashers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 21,730 3.80 1.42 $ 14.95 $ 31,100
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 17,670 2.04 0.76 $ 16.37 $ 34,040
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 11,950 2.82 1.05 $ 13.21 $ 27,470
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 9,950 4.06 1.52 $ 12.30 $ 25,590
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,320 2.87 1.07 $ 12.11 $ 25,190
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 7,530 2.57 0.96 $ 14.86 $ 30,910
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 7,250 3.23 1.21 $ 17.52 $ 36,440
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 7,080 2.74 1.02 $ 15.78 $ 32,810
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,060 1.97 0.74 $ 12.71 $ 26,430
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 6,300 2.37 0.89 $ 12.80 $ 26,630


Map of location quotient of dishwashers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Dishwashers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 520 8.04 3.00 $ 16.46 $ 34,240
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 580 7.79 2.91 $ 11.19 $ 23,280
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 1,250 7.72 2.89 $ 10.69 $ 22,240
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 1,110 7.57 2.83 $ 13.49 $ 28,060
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 740 6.49 2.43 $ 11.87 $ 24,690
Barnstable Town, MA 610 6.34 2.37 $ 15.82 $ 32,900
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 1,840 6.29 2.35 $ 12.27 $ 25,520
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 5,660 6.16 2.30 $ 13.76 $ 28,620
The Villages, FL 210 6.15 2.30 $ 11.31 $ 23,510
Punta Gorda, FL 290 5.90 2.20 $ 11.61 $ 24,150