Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner Salary

The average pay for a Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner is $15.47 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$22,669 - $57,812
$23K
$38K
$58K
MEDIAN: $38,323
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50%
90%

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$10.96 - $22.40
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.42
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$0$57K
Salary $22,669 - $57,812
Bonus $2,000
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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$23,092 - $52,387
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $10.96 - $22.40
Hourly Tips $0.90
Overtime $17.36 - $35.75
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $2,000
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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$23,092 - $52,387
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

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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.

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Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner Tasks

  • Clean and open sewer lines.
  • Repair and maintain lines and fixtures.
  • Operate water jetting tools or vacuum trucks.

Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner Job Listings

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

Pay by Experience for a Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner has a positive trend. An entry-level Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 17 salaries. A Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 6 salaries.

Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner?

Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner in Lansing:
"Septic tanks."
Pros: Work with a buddy.
Cons: The smell, when sewege gets all over me. All the driving and some of the time we have rude or disrespectful people.

Key Stats for Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲8%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 65%
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