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Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
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or $13.63 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Assisting and Caring for Others (52)
Social Perceptiveness (47)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (8)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers' job openings is expected to rise 11.9% by 2031
'Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers' was $28,350, or $13.63 hourly
'Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers' are paid 38.0% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as laundry and dry-cleaning workers?
As of 2021 there were 157,400 people employed as Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers within the United States.
This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 895 people are employed as Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers.
Operate or tend washing or dry-cleaning machines to wash or dry-clean industrial or household articles, such as cloth garments, suede, leather, furs, blankets, draperies, linens, rugs, and carpets. Includes spotters and dyers of these articles.
SOC Code: 51-6011.00
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