Garbage Man Salary (United States)

A Garbage Man earns an average wage of $17.11 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Garbage Man Salary (?
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$11,778 - $64,048
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,255
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Garbage Man Salary (?
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$10.01 - $26.24
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$11,778 - $64,048  
   
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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$21,014 - $65,010  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $26.24  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $44.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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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$21,014 - $65,010  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Job Description for Garbage Man

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Garbage Man

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Garbage Man Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%
Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%
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