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Dry Cleaning or Laundry Manager

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A dry cleaning or laundry manager organises the work in dry cleaners and laundries and supervises the workers there. Some are in charge of dry cleaning shops and others are in charge of industrial laundries.

The Work

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Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for dry cleaning or laundry managers range from £15,000 to £30,000 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

There are jobs in dry cleaning shops, dry cleaning or industrial laundry plants or in small laundries attached to hospitals or prisons. Some dry cleaners clean the garments on the premises. Others send them away to a central cleaning plant.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
12484
0.4 %
RISE
2024
12534
  United Kingdom
2019
189560
1.7 %
RISE
2024
192782

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What Does it Take?

You need:

Training

Getting On

More Information

All dry cleaners who use solvents must be registered and hold a permit. They must keep records of the amount of solvent used and staff must be trained, including safety procedures.

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Guild of Cleaners and Launderers
Tel: 01698 322669
E-mail: enquiries@gcl.org.uk
Website: http://www.gcl.org.uk/

Society of Hospital Linen Service and Laundry Managers
Tel: 01253 869968
E-mail: info@linenmanager.co.uk
Website: http://www.linenmanager.co.uk/

Textile Services Association (TSA)
Tel: 0203 151 5600
E-mail: tsa@tsa-uk.org
Website: http://www.tsa-uk.org
Twitter: @TextileServices
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TextileServicesUK/

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