Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector Salary

A Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector earns an average wage of $14.40 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$9.70 - $22.41
(Median)
$9
$14
$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $22.41  
   
Overtime
$12.67 - $35.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,059 - $57,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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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Experience Affects Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 46%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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