Dishwashers

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Total Workforce

344k

Average Age

33.9

Estimated Job Growth

4.34%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$12,785

Average Male Salary

$12,750

Average Female Salary

$12,920

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 Book stores & news dealers. Dishwashers are paid most in Great Falls City PUMA, MT but are relatively concentrated in San Antonio City (Central) PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$12,785

AVERAGE SALARY

± $664

In 2017, Dishwashers earned an average of $12,785, $39,280 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers make somewhat more than Dishwashers while Lifeguards & other recreational, & all other protective service 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

0.408

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Dishwashers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.408, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Dishwashers.

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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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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Dishwashers, by average wage, are Book stores & news dealers, Real estate, and Traveler accommodation.

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Industries by Share

344k

2017 Workforce

± 14,384

1.62%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 5.84%

The number of people employed as Dishwashers has been growing at a rate of 1.62%, from 338,554 people in 2016 to 344,055 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Dishwashers employed by various industries. Restaurants & Food Services employs the largest share of Dishwashers at  78.3%, followed by Traveler accommodation with 3.92% and Amusement & Recreation with 2.7%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Dishwashers in the US. The average age of male Dishwashers in the workforce is 32.5 and of female Dishwashers is 39.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Dishwashers is White.

Gender Composition

273k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 12,818

71k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 6,539

79.4% 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

  2. Black

  3. Other

62% of Dishwashers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.4% of Dishwashers, Black 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

32.5

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.72

39.2

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.51

The median age of Dishwashers is 33.9, and Male employees are generally 6.77 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, Social Perceptiveness, and Speaking. 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 7.4%, 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

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Dishwashers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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