Information About Laundry And Dry-cleaning Workers

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Training

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Laundry and dry-cleaning workers
Training for Laundry And Dry-cleaning Workers
Percent
Less than High School 36.5
High School 42.4
Some College 12.4
Associates Degree 2.8
Bachelors Degree 5.1
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment

Represents about 235,000 people in the United States- 5.9% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 6,000 more laundry and dry-cleaning workers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 47,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, laundry and dry-cleaning workers make $10.28 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Laundry and dry-cleaning workers $7.85 $8.50 $9.46 $11.30 $14.10
Production occupations $8.95 $10.90 $14.70 $20.00 $26.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, laundry and dry-cleaning workers make $21,380 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Laundry and dry-cleaning workers $16,320 $17,680 $19,670 $23,630 $29,430
Production occupations $18,620 $22,860 $30,670 $41,740 $55,910
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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