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Laundry Machine Operator - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Laundry Machine Operator"

How much does a Laundry Machine Operator in the federal government get paid? $44,633.69* *Based on the 2021 average.

Laundry Machine Operator was the 335th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 188 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2021, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Laundry Machine Operating, with an average salary of $42,209.

Government Laundry Machine Operating jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This standard is used to grade nonsupervisory jobs when the primary work involves operation of commercial-type laundry washers, extractors, tumblers, or conditioners. This includes loading, unloading, and operating controls of machines to wash, dye, starch, roughdry, or condition items for pressing.

Agencies that have hired a Laundry Machine Operator

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 161 $42,209.19
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 23 $61,959.61
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $42,595.75

Laundry Machine Operator Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Laundry Machine Operator is $44,633.69. The highest paid Laundry Machine Operator made $75,111 in 2021.

Common Laundry Machine Operator Payscales

Payscale Number of Laundry Machine Operating Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 143
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 27
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System 18


Average Laundry Machine Operating Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Laundry Machine Operator was $35,043. Since then, the average pay has increased to $44,634 in 2021.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 7305.

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