How Much do Dishwashers Make in Tennessee?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, dishwashers in Tennessee earn an average of $21,490 a year, equivalent to $10.33 an hour.

This is 12% less than dishwashers nationwide and 53% less than the typical Tennessee worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Tennessee Dishwasher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $13.44 $27,950
75th $11.67 $24,270
50th $9.97 $20,740
25th $8.80 $18,300
10th $8.12 $16,890
Tennessee Dishwashers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Chattanooga $10.01 $20,830
Clarksville $10.64 $22,140
Cleveland $9.54 $19,850
Johnson City $8.81 $18,320
Kingsport-Bristol $10.08 $20,970
Knoxville $10.18 $21,180
Memphis $10.10 $21,000
Morristown $9.96 $20,730
Nashville $11.04 $22,950
Tennessee Dishwasher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $10.33 $21,490
2018 $9.84 $20,470
2017 $9.65 $20,070
2016 $9.27 $19,280
2015 $8.96 $18,640
2014 $8.60 $17,890
2013 $8.54 $17,760
2012 $8.60 $17,880
2011 $8.77 $18,240