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Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

in Massachusetts

Operate or tend washing or dry-cleaning machines to wash or dry-clean industrial or household articles, such as cloth garments, suede, leather, furs, blankets, draperies, linens, rugs, and carpets. Includes spotters and dyers of these articles.

Occupation Projection for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
516011  Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 5,424 5,258 -166 -3.06 % 358 359 -17 700 No formal educational credential 

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Other Services (except Government)    3,160  58 % 2,880  55 % -280  -9 % $26,150
Personal and Laundry Services    3,150  58 % 2,870  55 % -280  -9 % $26,150
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    710  13 % 770  15 % 60  7 % $26,230
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    400  7 % 440  8 % 40  10 % $24,420
Administrative and Support Services    400  7 % 440  8 % 40  10 % $24,420
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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