A Garbage Man earns an average wage of $17.30 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Garbage Man Total Pay (?
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$11,517 - $51,278
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MEDIAN: $34,571
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Garbage Man Total Pay (?
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$10.19 - $24.41
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$11,517 - $51,278  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
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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$21,138 - $61,311  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $24.41  
   
Overtime
$18.08 - $35.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
   
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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$21,138 - $61,311  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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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.
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

Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 17 votes.
Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 21%
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