Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker Salary

The average pay for a Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker is $9.33 per hour.

$7.92 - $12.59
$7
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.68
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Hourly Data $0$17
Hourly Rate $7.92 - $12.59
Hourly Tips $1.50
Overtime $15.00
Annual Data $0$28K
Total Pay (?
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$16,563 - $28,155
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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Job Description for Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers generally work in commercial operations which handle the cleaning, care, and finishing of fine fabrics and garments. These employees handle the intake of clothing to be laundered, administer proper cleaning chemicals and procedures, and finish items with starching or pressing before they are ready. They generally work in dedicated dry-cleaning shops, but also in the dry-cleaning facilities of large hotels.

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Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker Tasks

  • Operate washing, drying or dry cleaning machines, including loading, calibrating, and unloading.
  • Bag items and store them.
  • Accept, sort, and tag incoming items, and maintain records on each customer.
  • Inspect items for quality and mend, remove spots, press, and validate final return to customer.

Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker

Pay by Experience for a Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 17 salaries. A Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 9 salaries.

Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker?

Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker in Omaha:
"Fast pace production in a hot environment."
Pros: Working with people and coworkers.
Cons: Management, Lack of communication in the company, Not feeling appreciated, the need to give all employees raises, stress,

Key Stats for Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Laundry or Dry-Cleaning Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲1%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$20,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 72%
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