Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 35-9021 Dishwashers
Clean dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, or utensils.
Education: Some of these occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate.
OJT: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker could show you how to do the job.
Tasks: Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans, using dishwashers or by hand. 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. Sweep or scrub floors. Clean garbage cans with water or steam. Sort and remove trash, placing it in designated pickup areas.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Satisfactory
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $8.74   Entry $18,178.00
Mean $9.59   Mean $19,939.00
Experience $10.01 Experience $20,820.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
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Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
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No postsecondary schools reported programs.
Occupational Videos
35-9021.00 Dishwashers