Cashier/dishwashers are one of the most common jobs in America. Additionally, a significant number of people work as cashier/dishwashers in every state in the union — it’s not like they are all just concentrated in California or the South.
Since cashier/dishwashers are such a prominent occupation, we at Zippia wanted to look at where cashier/dishwashers have it the best: where there are plenty of jobs to go around and people get paid what they deserve during every phase of their career.
To that end, we dove into the numbers from the BLS to figure out which states have the best opportunities for cashier/dishwashers.
After all the numbers had been crunched, we were left with this list of the best of best for America’s cashier/dishwashers:
So there you have it — Dishwashers is the best of the best when it comes to being a cashier/dishwasher.
How did Dishwashers end up here and does it really deserve this ranking? Read on to see how we completed our research on the best states for cashier/dishwashers and for more on the top ten states.
If you’re interested, you can read more about the job scene here:
Here at Zippia, we talk to a lot of people of all different backgrounds looking for jobs. Our research has concluded that there are two common things people want in a job:
So in order to find out the best states for cashier/dishwashers in America we needed to figure out where the jobs are and how well cashier/dishwashers get paid. This led to the following criteria taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’s Occupational Employment Statistics for 2016:
To make all the salary numbers more apples to apples across states, we compared the salary data relative to the state’s cost of living.
Applying this standardization allows us to account for that fact that it costs more to live in certain in states. For example, the average salary for cashier/dishwashers in California is $23,190 and the average salary in Illinois is $21,740, but the Illinois salary actually goes further in paying for life’s essentials.
In order to develop and overall ranking, we ranked each state for each criteria from 1 to 50 where 1 was the best.
We then averaged all the rankings for a state into a Job Score with the state having the lowest overall Job Score earning the distinction of being the best state for cashier/dishwashers in America.
So without further ado, let’s get into just what made each state so great for cashier/dishwashers.
Total Jobs: 12,870
Average Annual Salary: $24,350
Average Entry Level Salary: $20,800
Average Experienced Salary: $29,800
Location Quotient: 1.16
Total Jobs: 1,060
Average Annual Salary: $21,420
Average Entry Level Salary: $16,560
Average Experienced Salary: $29,030
Location Quotient: 1.07
Total Jobs: 15,210
Average Annual Salary: $20,280
Average Entry Level Salary: $17,980
Average Experienced Salary: $24,460
Location Quotient: 1.0
Total Jobs: 10,450
Average Annual Salary: $25,680
Average Entry Level Salary: $16,900
Average Experienced Salary: $37,830
Location Quotient: 2.28
Total Jobs: 16,900
Average Annual Salary: $21,740
Average Entry Level Salary: $18,270
Average Experienced Salary: $28,290
Location Quotient: 0.79
Total Jobs: 8,810
Average Annual Salary: $20,030
Average Entry Level Salary: $16,890
Average Experienced Salary: $24,860
Location Quotient: 0.89
Total Jobs: 2,280
Average Annual Salary: $21,190
Average Entry Level Salary: $18,950
Average Experienced Salary: $25,100
Location Quotient: 0.65
Total Jobs: 35,240
Average Annual Salary: $19,830
Average Entry Level Salary: $16,420
Average Experienced Salary: $24,540
Location Quotient: 0.83
Total Jobs: 3,440
Average Annual Salary: $18,970
Average Entry Level Salary: $17,030
Average Experienced Salary: $22,530
Location Quotient: 0.8
Total Jobs: 36,330
Average Annual Salary: $20,680
Average Entry Level Salary: $17,660
Average Experienced Salary: $24,890
Location Quotient: 1.22
If you’re looking to start out your career as a cashier/dishwasher these are the states that should be at the top of your list. You’ll find high pay, available jobs, and chances for career advancement.
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