Occupational Employment Statistics


35-9021 Dishwashers

Clean dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, or utensils.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 14026$11.70/hr$10.29/hr$10.76/hr$11.51/hr$12.41/hr$13.75/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/A$12.46/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services150$13.40/hr
Education and Health Services160$12.94/hr
Leisure and Hospitality7,520$12.18/hr
Other Services80$11.43/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Southwest Minnesota N/A$10.50/hr-10.1%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 90$11.49/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 90$11.83/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 130$11.48/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 140$11.51/hr-1.9%
Northeast Balance of State 170$10.85/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 200$11.37/hr-1.5%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 220$9.48/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 270$11.16/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 360$11.50/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 390$11.74/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 390$11.57/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 440$11.13/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 490$11.38/hr-2.1%
Southeast Minnesota 650$11.48/hr-3.5%
Northwest Balance of State 690$11.50/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,000$13.22/hr2.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 5,730$12.84/hrN/A
Minnesota 8,170$12.21/hr0.3%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 940$16.44/hr6.9%
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 290$16.85/hr3.4%
Helpers--Production Workers 7,420$14.62/hr14.8%

  • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans, using dishwashers or by hand.
  • Sweep or scrub floors.
  • Receive and store supplies.
  • Sort and remove trash, placing it in designated pickup areas.
  • Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, or utensils in clean and orderly condition.
  • Clean garbage cans with water or steam.
  • Place clean dishes, utensils, or cooking equipment in storage areas.
  • Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, or utensils in clean and orderly condition.
  • Stock supplies, such as food or utensils, in serving stations, cupboards, refrigerators, or salad bars.
  • Clean or prepare various foods for cooking or serving.