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Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector Salary

A Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector earns an average wage of $14.27 per hour.

$8.96 - $21.51
(Median)
$9
$14
$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.96 - $21.51  
   
Overtime
$8.40 - $36.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
   
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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$19,388 - $46,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material 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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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%
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