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Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Operate washing or dry-cleaning machines to clean clothes or household articles, such as drapes or rugs.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$17.14 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  11.8%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products.
  • Immerse objects or workpieces in cleaning or coating solutions.
  • Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment.
  • Operate sewing equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Laundry Attendant
Laundry Housekeeper

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