Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner is $17.65
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaners?
An entry-level Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.00 based on 10 salaries. An early career Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total …Read more
What Do Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaners Do?
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.
A valid commercial driver’s license with a tanker endorsement is generally required for this position, as servicers usually drive trucks to carry the waste taken from septic tanks. Strong customer service skills are important in order to keep …Read more
- Clean and open sewer lines.
- Repair and maintain lines and fixtures.
- Operate water jetting tools or vacuum trucks.