Dishwashers

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2019 Workforce
342k
Average Age
33.9
Estimated Job Growth
4.34%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$13,588
Average Male Salary
$13,985
Average Female Salary
$12,358

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Dishwashers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Restaurants & Food Services is the industry that employs the most Dishwashers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Dishwashers, by average wage, is Services to buildings & dwellings (except cleaning during construction & immediately after construction). Dishwashers are paid most in Great Falls City PUMA, MT but are relatively concentrated in Ottawa County (West) PUMA, MI.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$13,588
AVERAGE SALARY
± $680

In 2019, Dishwashers earned an average of $13,588, $41,936 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers make somewhat more than Dishwashers while Fast food and counter workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Dishwashers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.405
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Dishwashers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.405, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Dishwashers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Dishwashers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Dishwashers, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services, Traveler accommodation, and Amusement & Recreation.

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Industries by Share

342k
2019 Workforce
± 14,344
4.03%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 5.76%

The number of people employed as Dishwashers has been growing at a rate of 4.03%, from 328,879 people in 2018 to 342,125 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Dishwashers employed by various industries. Restaurants & Food Services employs the largest share of Dishwashers at  75.8%, followed by Traveler accommodation with 4.61% and Amusement & Recreation with 3.17%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Dishwashers in the US. The average age of male Dishwashers in the workforce is 32.4 and of female Dishwashers is 38.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Dishwashers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

259k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 12,478
83.4k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 7,087

75.6% of Dishwashers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Dishwashers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Dishwashers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

45.1% of Dishwashers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.4% of Dishwashers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Dishwashers.

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Age by Gender

32.4
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.754
38.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.38

The median age of Dishwashers is 33.9, and Male employees are generally 6.21 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Dishwashers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Dishwashers is Business but a relatively high number of Dishwashers hold a major in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Dishwashers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Dishwashers need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Speaking, and Social Perceptiveness. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Dishwashers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Equipment Selection.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Dishwashers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.85%, but Dishwashers are expected to see a growth of 4.34% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

4.34%
ESTIMATED GROWTH
6.85%
NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2018 to 2028) for Dishwashers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 6.85%, the average rate of national job growth.

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