The average pay for a Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner is $15.16 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$26,553 - $51,651
(Median)
$27K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,170
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.19 - $21.90
(Median)
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,553 - $51,651  
   
Bonus
$1,800  
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).
)
$22,530 - $50,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $21.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.90  
Overtime
$16.41 - $34.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,800  
   
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).
)
$22,530 - $50,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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.

Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 61%
ADVERTISEMENT