The average hourly pay for a Dishwasher in Australia is AU$17.26.
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Job Description for Dishwasher
Dishwashers work at restaurants, conference centers, pubs and institutional food-service settings. They wash, clean and dry dishes and other tools (such as cutlery) that are used in the kitchen and by customers. In some settings, dishwashers hold additional titles (such as dishwasher/utility), and many kitchen cleanup duties are generally assigned to everyone on the staff, including the dishwashers. Dishwashing generally does not have educational requirements, although a high school degree or e…Read more
- Load, run and unload dish machine and wash pots, pans and trays.
- Segregate and remove trash and garbage and place it in designated containers.
- Sweep and mop kitchen floors.
- Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional and mechanical problems immediately.
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Pay by Experience Level for Dishwasher
An entry-level Dishwasher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$16.56 based on 23 salaries. An early career Dishwasher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$17.59 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Dishwasher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$17.80 based on 5 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Dishwasher in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 25.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (9.8% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (1.6% less).
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