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Isolation Washer Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$31,199 (USD)

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The average pay for an Isolation Washer is $31,199 a year and $15 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Isolation Washer is between $31,199 and $33,647. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Tends one or more machines that wash commercial, industrial, or household articles, such as garments, blankets, curtains, draperies, fine linens, and rags: loads, or directs workers engaged in loading, machine with articles requiring identical treatment.
  • Starts machine and turns valves to admit specified amounts of soap, detergent, water, bluing, and bleach.
  • Adds starch to loads of such articles as curtains or linens, when bell signal indicates that washing cycle is completed.
  • Removes, or directs workers in removing, articles from washer and into handtrucks or extractors.
  • May wash delicate fabrics by hand.
  • May mix solutions, such as bleach, bluing, or starch, and apply them to articles before or after washing to remove color or improve appearance.
  • May spot-clean articles, before washing, to remove heavy stains.
  • May sterilize items.
  • May hang curtains, draperies, or blankets on stretch-frames to dry.
  • May brush blankets, or feed blankets into carding machine, to raise and fluff nap.
  • May pull trousers over heated metal forms to dry and stretch legs.
  • May load and remove articles from extractor or drier by hand or hoist, using metal basket or cord mesh bag.
  • May tend semiautomatic or computer-controlled washing machines that automatically select water levels, temperature, cleaning additives, and wash cycle according to type of articles to be laundered.
  • May tend machines that dry articles.
  • When washing contaminated laundry from hospital isolation wards, may be designated isolation-washer.
  • May be designated according to type of articles washed as flatwork washer (la.
Isolation Washer Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Job family population: 209,350

Estimated population of Isolation Washer jobs: 4,063

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
8 %


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