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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Dishwashers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
395,660 1.2 % $ 12.31 $ 25,600 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Dishwashers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 8.98 $ 10.13 $ 12.15 $ 13.92 $ 15.52
Annual Wage (2) $ 18,670 $ 21,060 $ 25,270 $ 28,960 $ 32,280


Industry profile for Dishwashers: Top

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 289,720 3.21 $ 12.06 $ 25,090
Special Food Services 25,590 4.58 $ 12.75 $ 26,520
Traveler Accommodation 21,910 1.45 $ 14.44 $ 30,030
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 10,550 1.12 $ 12.45 $ 25,900
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 8,160 0.80 $ 12.19 $ 25,350

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 25,590 4.58 $ 12.75 $ 26,520
Rooming and Boarding Houses 340 3.41 $ 12.42 $ 25,840
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 289,720 3.21 $ 12.06 $ 25,090
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 4,560 1.61 $ 11.72 $ 24,380
Traveler Accommodation 21,910 1.45 $ 14.44 $ 30,030

Top paying industries for Dishwashers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Religious Organizations 30 0.02 $ 14.94 $ 31,070
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores 80 0.02 $ 14.72 $ 30,620
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 210 0.18 $ 14.70 $ 30,580
Traveler Accommodation 21,910 1.45 $ 14.44 $ 30,030
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,090 0.04 $ 14.05 $ 29,220


Geographic profile for Dishwashers: Top

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.





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 60,610 3.69 1.30 $ 14.44 $ 30,030
Florida 33,660 3.99 1.40 $ 11.32 $ 23,550
Texas 29,290 2.42 0.85 $ 10.55 $ 21,950
New York 23,450 2.70 0.95 $ 14.61 $ 30,390
Pennsylvania 15,830 2.87 1.01 $ 11.17 $ 23,230




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)
Idaho 3,290 4.57 1.61 $ 10.76 $ 22,380
Hawaii 2,620 4.57 1.61 $ 15.69 $ 32,630
Nevada 5,530 4.42 1.56 $ 14.07 $ 29,270
District of Columbia 2,930 4.27 1.50 $ 16.27 $ 33,850
Wyoming 1,060 4.04 1.42 $ 11.40 $ 23,710




Top paying states for Dishwashers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 2,930 4.27 1.50 $ 16.27 $ 33,850
Massachusetts 11,640 3.47 1.22 $ 15.74 $ 32,750
Hawaii 2,620 4.57 1.61 $ 15.69 $ 32,630
Washington 9,910 3.10 1.09 $ 15.33 $ 31,890
New York 23,450 2.70 0.95 $ 14.61 $ 30,390





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 22,390 3.85 1.35 $ 13.99 $ 29,090
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 20,400 2.31 0.81 $ 14.73 $ 30,630
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 12,360 2.83 1.00 $ 12.54 $ 26,090
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 9,850 3.26 1.15 $ 13.40 $ 27,870
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 9,530 4.09 1.44 $ 16.56 $ 34,440
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 9,370 3.74 1.31 $ 11.52 $ 23,960
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 8,760 3.37 1.18 $ 16.09 $ 33,460
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,070 2.72 0.96 $ 10.45 $ 21,730
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,930 2.21 0.78 $ 10.72 $ 22,310
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 6,950 2.58 0.91 $ 11.77 $ 24,490




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)
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 640 8.64 3.04 $ 11.30 $ 23,510
Homosassa Springs, FL 250 8.31 2.92 $ 10.38 $ 21,580
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 480 7.20 2.53 $ 16.15 $ 33,600
Napa, CA 490 7.08 2.49 $ 14.97 $ 31,140
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 1,010 6.94 2.44 $ 12.40 $ 25,790
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 1,060 6.86 2.41 $ 10.17 $ 21,140
Barnstable Town, MA 630 6.83 2.40 $ 14.20 $ 29,530
Missoula, MT 390 6.64 2.33 $ 10.89 $ 22,660
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 1,230 6.39 2.25 $ 11.71 $ 24,350
Coeur d'Alene, ID 390 6.37 2.24 $ 10.20 $ 21,220