Dishwashers (35-9021)

Occupation description:  Clean dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, or utensils.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 1,3361,484 11.115 6176
United States 507,400487,900 -3.90 21,93021,930

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with very high employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 10.228.328.97 10.0011.1712.40
Alaska 11.069.759.76 10.1011.6114.06
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 11.229.759.76 10.1011.8014.69
Fairbanks North Star Borough 10.789.759.76 10.3211.3312.07
Southeast Region 10.889.759.76 10.0711.5313.38
Balance of State 10.659.759.76 9.9311.2111.99

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
2,225774 34.822.9 16.2
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation651
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation217
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,766
Number of job position postings 435
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.1

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska CHARR   (Anchorage)
ServSafe

 Degree
Alaska Hospitality Retailers   (Anchorage)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certificate

 Degree
Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certification
Cottage Foods