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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
516011  Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 5,934 5,816 -118 -1.99 % 85 85 No formal educational credential 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Projected 2024 Employment Change
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Other Services (except Government)    3,820  64 % 3,620  62 % -200  -5 % $24,230
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    910  15 % 930  16 % 20  2 % $25,010
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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