Training Requirements for Dishwashers

Dishwashers need no formal educational credential and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Dishwashers
Percent
Less than High School 44.3
High School 38.2
Some College 10.2
Associates Degree 2.9
Bachelors Degree 3.2
Masters Degree 0.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment Outlook for Dishwashers

This represents about 507,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 19,000 less dishwashers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 219,000 more.

Typical Income for Dishwashers

Hourly Income

On average,dishwashers make $10.22 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Dishwashers $8.32 $8.97 $10.00 $11.17 $12.40
Food preparation and serving related occupations $8.28 $8.94 $10.01 $12.34 $16.92
Other food preparation and serving related workers $8.27 $8.89 $9.77 $11.30 $13.72
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, dishwashers make $21,260 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Dishwashers $17,310 $18,660 $20,800 $23,240 $25,800
Food preparation and serving related occupations $17,220 $18,600 $20,810 $25,680 $35,200
Other food preparation and serving related workers $17,200 $18,500 $20,310 $23,500 $28,530
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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