Dishwashers (35-9021)

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

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  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.

2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 10.688.489.25 10.3411.6413.39
Alaska 11.5710.0710.08 10.8412.1914.56
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 11.739.9310.08 10.9012.4215.07
Fairbanks North Star Borough 11.8810.0810.41 11.5412.9314.35
Southeast Region 11.1710.0710.08 10.5811.6513.59
Balance of State 10.9110.0710.08 10.3011.3812.10

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
2,263829 36.622.6 16.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation625
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation210
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 2,019
Number of job position postings 251
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.0

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

Alaska CHARR   (Anchorage)

Alaska Hospitality Retailers   (Anchorage)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certificate

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