Garbage Collector Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Garbage Collector is $13.89 per hour.
Garbage Collector Total Pay (?
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$10,948 - $69,043
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,174
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Garbage Collector Total Pay (?
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$9.67 - $22.08
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$10,948 - $69,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,841 - $48,893  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $22.08  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $32.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$19,841 - $48,893  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Job Description for Garbage Collector
  • Communicate with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment breakdowns, or other maintenance problems.
  • May drive trucks, following established route.
  • Transport solid waste to appropriate disposal sites.
  • Manually and mechanically collect solid waste.

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Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
11%
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medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 44%
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