Average Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector Hourly Pay

$14.61
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$500
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The average hourly pay for a Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector is $14.61.
10%
$9.84
10%
$14.61
50%
$23.18
90%
90%
MEDIAN $14.61
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $23
Bonus
$150 - $1,750
Total Pay
$20,804 - $61,124

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Job Description for Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector

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.

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Career Paths

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Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector
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Popular Skills for Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector

Skills in Machine Operation and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Sorting and Cleaning.

Pay by Experience Level for Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector

An entry-level Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.29 based on 7 salaries. An early career Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.44 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.91 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.65 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 156 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
53.8%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
6.4%

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