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How Much Do Dishwasher Jobs Pay per Hour?

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $29,000 $2,416 $557 $14
75th Percentile $25,500 $2,125 $490 $12
Average $23,011 $1,917 $442 $11
25th Percentile $19,500 $1,625 $375 $9
$6.97 - $7.69
3% of jobs
$7.69 - $8.41
6% of jobs
$8.41 - $9.13
10% of jobs
$9.38 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$9.13 - $9.86
12% of jobs
$9.86 - $10.58
13% of jobs
The average wage is $11.06 an hour
$10.58 - $11.30
13% of jobs
$11.30 - $12.02
12% of jobs
$12.26 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$12.02 - $12.74
11% of jobs
$12.74 - $13.46
7% of jobs
$13.94 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$13.46 - $14.18
5% of jobs
$14.18 - $14.90
3% of jobs

National Average

$6.97 $11/hour $14.90
Dishwasher Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$23,011
$1,917
$442
$11
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$23,327
$1,944
$449
$11

As of Nov 25, 2020, the average hourly pay for a Dishwasher in the United States is $11.06 an hour.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing hourly wages as high as $14.90 and as low as $6.97, the majority of Dishwasher wages currently range between $9.38 (25th percentile) to $12.26 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Dishwasher varies greatly (by as much as $2.88), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Dishwasher job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Dishwasher in your area makes on average $11 per hour, or $0.15 (1%) more than the national average hourly salary of $11.06. Virginia ranks number 5 out of 50 states nationwide for Dishwasher salaries.

To estimate the most accurate hourly salary range for Dishwasher jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Dishwasher Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Dishwasher job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Richmond, CA and Stamford, CT close behind in the second and third positions. Stamford, CT beats the national average by $3,920 (15.7%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $6,570 (25.0%) above the $23,011 average.

Importantly, San Mateo, CA has a moderately active Dishwasher job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Dishwasher appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 13% between San Mateo, CA and Paterson, NJ, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Dishwasher role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$29,581$2,465$569$14.22
Richmond, CA$27,657$2,305$532$13.30
Stamford, CT$26,931$2,244$518$12.95
Bellevue, WA$26,866$2,239$517$12.92
Brooklyn, NY$26,526$2,210$510$12.75
New Haven, CT$26,291$2,191$506$12.64
San Francisco, CA$26,141$2,178$503$12.57
Lakes, AK$26,054$2,171$501$12.53
Brockton, MA$26,025$2,169$500$12.51
Paterson, NJ$25,808$2,151$496$12.41

Top 5 Best Paying Related Dishwasher Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Dishwasher job category that pay more per year than a typical Dishwasher salary. Top examples of these roles include: Babbo, Stacked Restaurant, and Head Dishwasher.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $14,962 (49.1%) and $28,815 (77.0%) more than the average Dishwasher salary of $23,011. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Dishwasher jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Dishwasher position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Babbo$51,826$4,319$997$24.92
Stacked Restaurant$50,004$4,167$962$24.04
Head Dishwasher$45,784$3,815$880$22.01
No Experience Dishwasher$39,905$3,325$767$19.19
Dishwasher No Experience$37,973$3,164$730$18.26
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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