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Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner Salary

The average pay for a Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner is $14.65 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$20,326 - $59,864
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$60K
MEDIAN: $35,255
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$9.95 - $20.18
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,326 - $59,864  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
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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$21,298 - $48,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $20.18  
   
Overtime
$12.46 - $27.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
   
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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$21,298 - $48,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Job Description for Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner

Septic tank servicers maintain septic tanks at residential and commercial locations, and their duties include pumping septic tanks and grease traps, jetting drains, cleaning lines, disposing of waste, and various forms of maintenance and minor repairs.

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Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner Tasks

  • Operate water jetting tools or vacuum trucks.
  • Repair and maintain lines and fixtures.
  • Clean and open sewer lines.

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Experience Affects Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 48%
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