Dishwashers Salary Information

The salary statistics of dishwashers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of dishwashers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The dishwashers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Dishwashers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,310
25th Percentile Wage
$18,660
50th Percentile Wage
$20,800
75th Percentile Wage
$23,240
90th Percentile Wage
$25,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dishwashers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) dishwashers is $25,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $20,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,310. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 49% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dishwashers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201620,8007.02%11.25%
201519,3402.90%-
201418,7800.91%-
201318,6100.81%-
201218,460--

Table 2. Dishwashers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of dishwashers in 15 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for dishwashers occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $22,430. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $19,080).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$22,430
Educational Services
$21,660
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$21,460
Wholesale Trade
$21,210
Health Care and Social Assistance
$21,100
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$20,880
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$20,820
Retail Trade
$20,800
Accommodation and Food Services
$20,690
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$20,600
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$20,350
Manufacturing
$20,250
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$20,050
Federal, State, and Local Government
$19,410
Construction
$19,080

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Dishwashers by States

From the above tables we note that not only dishwashers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of dishwashers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,820 to $24,010. The highest paying state for dishwashers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $24,010. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,820. For more salary information of dishwashers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$24,010
Nevada
$23,630
Washington
$23,630
Hawaii
$22,860
Massachusetts
$22,690
California
$21,970
Oregon
$21,900
Vermont
$21,610
Connecticut
$21,370
Rhode Island
$21,320
Colorado
$21,110
Alaska
$21,010
Wyoming
$20,470
New York
$20,380
Minnesota
$20,290
Maine
$20,210
Illinois
$20,060
Virgin Islands
$20,040
New Jersey
$19,970
Nebraska
$19,960
North Dakota
$19,760
Florida
$19,720
Arizona
$19,500
Texas
$19,410
Montana
$19,390
South Dakota
$19,380
New Mexico
$19,360
Virginia
$19,320
Maryland
$19,210
Michigan
$19,200
West Virginia
$19,200
Utah
$19,140
Missouri
$19,120
Ohio
$19,020
Delaware
$19,010
Pennsylvania
$18,990
Tennessee
$18,960
New Hampshire
$18,890
Guam
$18,790
Kentucky
$18,730
Oklahoma
$18,690
Indiana
$18,680
Iowa
$18,670
South Carolina
$18,670
Kansas
$18,650
Arkansas
$18,590
North Carolina
$18,570
Wisconsin
$18,450
Alabama
$18,390
Mississippi
$18,380
Georgia
$18,340
Louisiana
$18,280
Idaho
$18,080
Puerto Rico
$17,820


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