Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Garbage Collector is $16.26
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Garbage Collectors?
An entry-level Garbage Collector with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.23 based on 19 salaries. An early career Garbage Collector with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.60 based on 34 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Garbage Collectors Do?
Garbage collectors usually work directly for local governments, while some may work for private companies which are contracted by local governments. They are responsible for collecting garbage and trash from residential and commercial customers, and must be able to operate large garbage trucks that are often equipped with hydraulic lifting devices which collect containers of garbage and recyclable materials. They must then transport the loads to designated disposal sites.
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