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Laundry Marker Salary

$33,847 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laundry Marker is $33,847 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Laundry Marker is between $25,928 and $40,355. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Performs any combination of following duties in marking, sorting, and recording soiled garments, linens, and other articles received for cleaning and laundering: opens bundle or bag and spreads articles on worktable.
  • Examines articles and records defects, such as holes, stains, tears, and ripped seams.
  • Compares articles with customer's listing or records by hand or by using listing-pricing machine.
  • Affixes or marks customer-identifying symbols on soiled articles by one of following methods: (1) adjusts numbered disks of marking machine by hand to set code number; places article or cloth tag under disks; depresses pedal or pulls lever that forces disks against article or tag to print code; pins or staples tag to article. (2) writes code number on garment or tag with pen and waterproof ink; pins, staples, or sews tag to garment. (3) positions garment under stapling machine and pulls lever that staples short length of tape to garment; writes identifying code on tape. (4) presses lever of clipping machine that fastens metal clip to garment. (5) depresses keys of marking machine that prints identifying symbol on garment. (6) seals identification tape on article, using patching machine and adhesive tape.
  • Routes defective articles to mender for repairs.
  • Sorts articles according to color, degree of soil, and type of materials or treatment.
  • Measures articles with yardstick or measuring tape and records measurements to ensure articles are finished to original size.
  • Removes buttons, ornaments, and other trimmings from soiled garments and replaces buttons on.
Laundry Marker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Laundry Marker jobs: 349

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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