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Dry Cleaner Salary
in Houston, Texas

$26,765 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$353

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dry Cleaner is $26,765 a year and $13 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Dry Cleaner is between $20,966 and $31,367. 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 Houston, Texas.

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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 Houston, Texas, 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:
$31,028
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Houston, Texas

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Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Dry Cleaner Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Inbound Sales Representative
Jun 14
Houston, TX, USA
NexRep
CORPORATE WARDROBE Save $3,000 per year on clothing and dry cleaning of professional attire by working in your pajamas. * EATING OUT Save $1,500 by eating lunch in the comfort of your own home.
Plant Operator
Jun 30
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Airgas
The Plant Operator will assist with tasks such and loading and unloading dry ice products in commercial trucks, cleaning dry ice containers and other duties as needed. In this full time position, our ...
Owner Operator Truck Driver - OTR Class A - $1500 Sign-on Bonus
Jul 5
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Turquoise Truck
Turquoise Trucking, Cedar Rapids IA, is a dry van only trucking company which runs all lower 48 ... Clean MVR * 8 years old or newer truck with max. a month old Federal Annual Inspection * Min. 14 ...
Technician Lab - Junior
Jul 11
Houston, TX, USA
HirePower Personnel, Inc
... Clean the machine shop area - Dump shavings hoppers - Pickup and deliver items from shipping and receiving - Pick up powder from 2952 and dry powder in the Binder Oven - Bag / Tag parts - EDM and ...
Equipment Assembly Technician
Apr 22
Houston, TX, USA
JVI Vibratory Equipment Inc
Maintain a clean and productive work area * Proper palletizing and loading of equipment to ensure ... elevating of dry bulk solid materials. To learn more about NAVCO and JVI Vibratory Equipment ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dry Cleaner is $26,765 a year and $13 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Dry Cleaner is between $20,966 and $31,367. 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 Houston, Texas.

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Plant Operator
Jun 30
La Porte, TX, USA
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