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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Dishwashers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,630
25th Percentile Wage
$19,240
50th Percentile Wage
$21,500
75th Percentile Wage
$24,210
90th Percentile Wage
$27,850

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 $27,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $21,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,630. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 57% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dishwashers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$21,500
3.26% 14.14%
2016
$20,800
7.02% -
2015
$19,340
2.90% -
2014
$18,780
0.91% -
2013
$18,610
0.81% -
2012
$18,460
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Table 2. Dishwashers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of dishwashers in 17 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 $23,430. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $20,110).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$23,430
Educational Services
$23,360
Health Care and Social Assistance
$22,580
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$22,420
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$22,080
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$21,930
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$21,890
Retail Trade
$21,860
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$21,850
Finance and Insurance
$21,780
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,500
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$21,490
Manufacturing
$21,490
Wholesale Trade
$21,480
Information
$20,820
Construction
$20,810
Federal, State, and Local Government
$20,110

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 $17,900 to $25,920. The highest paying state for dishwashers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $25,920. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,900. 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
$25,920
Washington
$24,940
Massachusetts
$24,510
Hawaii
$23,840
Vermont
$23,390
Nevada
$23,390
California
$23,300
Connecticut
$23,110
Oregon
$22,950
Virgin Islands
$22,640
Alaska
$22,550
Rhode Island
$22,500
Minnesota
$22,340
North Dakota
$22,080
New York
$21,990
Colorado
$21,810
Arizona
$21,790
Nebraska
$21,570
New Jersey
$21,370
Illinois
$21,270
Maine
$21,140
Wyoming
$21,120
Utah
$20,640
Texas
$20,530
Florida
$20,440
Montana
$20,370
New Hampshire
$20,140
New Mexico
$20,130
Virginia
$19,980
South Dakota
$19,910
Maryland
$19,860
Michigan
$19,660
Kentucky
$19,610
Missouri
$19,560
West Virginia
$19,550
Tennessee
$19,490
Pennsylvania
$19,460
Ohio
$19,450
Delaware
$19,290
South Carolina
$19,170
Arkansas
$19,160
Oklahoma
$19,020
Kansas
$18,960
Indiana
$18,950
Alabama
$18,900
North Carolina
$18,850
Iowa
$18,840
Guam
$18,800
Wisconsin
$18,740
Mississippi
$18,620
Louisiana
$18,520
Georgia
$18,470
Idaho
$18,400
Puerto Rico
$17,900



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