Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
After five to 10 years, starting salaries jump from $33K to $39K. Earnings total $42K after one to two decades. Garbage Truck Drivers' salaries shift downward after two decades on the job, averaging $42K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 19 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 7 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range.