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Laundry Worker - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Laundry Worker"

How much does a Laundry Worker in the federal government get paid? $35,891.09* *Based on the 2021 average.

Laundry Worker was the 215th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 605 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 Working, with an average salary of $35,887.

Government Laundry Working 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 in which the primary work involves receiving, sorting, and marking soiled linen and apparel; processing flatwork and roughdry items; assembling and issuing clean laundry. This includes classifying and marking; shaking out wet laundry; feeding into the flatwork ironer; catching, folding, and stacking ironed flatwork; folding roughdry laundry; sorting by identification number; wrapping bundles.

Agencies that have hired a Laundry Worker

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 604 $35,887.01
Indian Health Service 1 $38,359.00

Laundry Worker Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Laundry Worker is $35,891.09. The highest paid Laundry Worker made $77,365 in 2021.

Common Laundry Worker Payscales

Payscale Number of Laundry Working Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 563
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 24
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System 18


Average Laundry Working Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Laundry Worker was $26,110. Since then, the average pay has increased to $35,891 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 7304.

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