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Dry Cleaner Salary
in San Diego, California

$29,917 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$395

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dry Cleaner is $29,917 a year and $14 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Dry Cleaner is between $24,959 and $35,061. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Dry Cleaner. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates dry cleaning machine to clean garments, drapes, and other materials, utilizing knowledge of cleaning processes, fabrics, and colors.
  • Sorts articles and places lot of sorted articles in drum of dry cleaning machine.
  • Fastens cover and starts drum rotating.
  • Turns or pushes valves, levers, and switches to admit cleaning solvent into drum.
  • Adds liquid soap or chemicals to facilitate cleaning process.
  • Tends extractor that removes excess cleaning solvent from articles extractor operator.
  • Tends tumbler that dries articles and removes odor of solvent from articles tumbler operator.
  • Opens valves of dry cleaning machine to drain dirty solvent into filter tank.
  • Adds chemicals to solvent to facilitate filtration, and starts electric pumps, forcing solvent through filters to screen lint, dirt, and other impurities.
  • Pulls sludge box from bottom of tank to remove sludge.
  • Starts electric pumps and turns valves to operate distilling system that reclaims dirty solvent.
  • May operate dry cleaning machine that automatically extracts excess cleaning solvent from articles.
  • May clean by hand articles that cannot be cleaned by machine because of amount of soil on article or delicacy of fabric dry cleaner, hand.
  • May add chemicals to dry cleaning machine to render garments water repellant.
  • May spot articles spotter ii.
Dry Cleaner Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Job family population: 209,350

Estimated population of Dry Cleaner jobs: 3,057

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$34,682
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Dry Cleaner Job Listings for San Diego, California

Packout Customer Service Specialist/ First Responder
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XXALER INC
Company Description relaxx Dry Cleaning has been family owned and operated since 2003, providing the very best in garment cleaning services to San Diego. We have based our business around three ...
Director of Sales Marketing
May 28
San Diego, CA, USA
XXALER INC
Ability to build rapport with clients Company Description relaxx Dry Cleaning has been family owned and operated since 2003, providing the very best in garment cleaning services to San Diego. We have ...
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Water damage technician
Jul 17
San Diego, CA, USA
PuroClean Emergency Services
Working with team members to clean up and dry homes affected by water damage and mold. * Effectively communicating with homeowners, tenants, property managers, insurance professionals and company ...
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Jun 6
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Natural Alternatives International
... dry process drums, totes & pallets • Clean rigs, carpets, upholstered furniture and draperies • Clean and maintain perimeter of building/s in order to include trash compactors • Operate laundry ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dry Cleaner is $29,917 a year and $14 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Dry Cleaner is between $24,959 and $35,061. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Dry Cleaner. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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