How Much do Dishwashers Make in Iowa?

Do dishwashers in Iowa make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Iowa dishwashers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, dishwashers in Iowa earn an average of $20,420 a year, equivalent to $9.82 an hour.

This is 16% less than dishwashers nationwide and 57% less than the typical Iowa worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Iowa Dishwasher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $12.33 $25,640
75th $10.85 $22,560
50th $9.34 $19,430
25th $8.48 $17,640
10th $7.97 $16,580
Iowa Dishwashers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Ames $8.82 $18,350
Cedar Falls $9.94 $20,670
Cedar Rapids $9.27 $19,290
Davenport $10.23 $21,290
Des Moines $11.22 $23,330
Dubuque $9.99 $20,790
Iowa City $10.63 $22,110
Sioux City $9.71 $20,190
Iowa Dishwasher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $9.82 $20,420
2018 $9.57 $19,900
2017 $9.28 $19,310
2016 $9.11 $18,940
2015 $8.89 $18,490
2014 $8.69 $18,070
2013 $8.70 $18,090
2012 $8.63 $17,950
2011 $8.61 $17,910