Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector Salary

The average rate for a Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector is $14.61 per hour. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$14,650 - $78,000
$15K
$41K
$78K
MEDIAN: $40,724
10%
50%
90%

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$9.65 - $23.99
$9
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $14.59
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50%
90%

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$0$78K
Salary $14,650 - $78,000
Bonus $4,913
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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$19,881 - $70,469
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $9.65 - $23.99
Overtime $13.50 - $52.61
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $4,913
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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$19,881 - $70,469
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

Job Description for Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector

Refuse, garbage, and recyclable material collectors are responsible for ensuring that all trash and other material deemed as garbage is cleared from the community in a timely and orderly fashion with minimal disruption for citizens. This position can be physically demanding, so candidates should be in good health and able to stand, walk, and lift up to 50 pounds throughout shifts and on a regular basis.

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Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector Tasks

  • Transport solid waste to appropriate disposal sites.
  • Manually and mechanically collect solid waste.
  • Communicate with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment breakdowns, or other maintenance problems.
  • May drive trucks, following established route.

Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector Job Listings

Key Stats for Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector Salaries

Experienced
▲58%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 37%