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Average Dishwasher Hourly Pay

$10.07
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$101
Bonus
$1
Commission
$750
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Dishwasher is $10.07.
10%
$8.07
MEDIAN
$10.07
90%
$12.81
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $13
Bonus
$2 - $1,464
Profit Sharing
$2 - $2,027
Commission
$0 - $1
Total Pay
$16,852 - $27,119
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What Do Dishwashers Do?

Dishwasher Tasks
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Dishwasher

3.5 out of 5
(582)
Highly Satisfied
54Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Dishwasher are from the companies Crackerbarrel, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and Chili's Grill & Bar. Reported salaries are highest at Olive Garden Restaurants where the average pay is $11.26. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Compass Group and Chili's Grill & Bar, earning around $11.00 and $10.21, respectively. Bob Evans Restaurants pays the lowest at around $8.86. Denny's and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.33 and $9.61, respectively.

Career Paths

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Dishwasher
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dishwashers?

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 $9.84 based on 429 salaries. An early career Dishwasher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.02 based on 1,729 salaries. A mid-career Dishwasher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.45 based on 350 salaries. An experienced Dishwasher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.40 based on 279 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
Employees with Dishwasher in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (17.8% more) and New York, New York (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.1% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,906 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.8%
Early Career
59.5%
Mid Career
12.0%
Experienced
9.6%
Late Career
4.1%