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Chimney Sweep Salary

$23,937 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$235

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Chimney Sweep is $23,937 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chimney Sweep is between $19,140 and $27,639. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Chimney Sweep. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Cleans soot from chimneys: removes pipe connecting furnace to flue, using handtools.
  • Cleans soot from chimney pit, using vacuum cleaner that automatically discharges into receptacle mounted on truck.
  • Cleans connecting pipes with brush, replaces pipe, and seals joints with cement.
  • Closes fireplace openings and other outlets to clean chimney from above.
  • Lowers weighted bag down flue, withdraws bag which expands and scrapes soot from lining of chimney.
  • Empties bag and inspects interior of chimney to ensure completion of cleaning process, using reflecting light of mirror.
  • May make oral or written reports to request services of chimney repairer.
  • May brush interior of chimney, boilers, and furnaces.
Chimney Sweep Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Job family population: 2,156,270

Estimated population of Chimney Sweep jobs: 135,716

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$27,749
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Chimney Sweep Job Listings for United States

CERTIFIED CHIMNEY SWEEP (CSIA preferred)
Nov 21
Elgin, IL, USA
Valor Chimney Services corp
Hiring CERTIFIED CHIMNEY SWEEP (CSIA preferred) OR minimum one year experience working for a chimney company and/or chimney masonry repair. Salary dependent on experience. Submit resume - No phone ...
chimney sweep
Nov 8
Aberdeen, Washington, USA
Rock Ele Const LLC
Install pellet, wood, gas stoves and chimneys. Trouble shoot and repair defective equipment. Perform routine service work on wood,gas, pellet stoves and chimneys. Clean chimneys and service the ...
Chimney Technician Needed
Dec 1
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, USA
Queen Sweep Chimney Plumbing & Heating
Company Description Queen Sweep is hiring for various opportunities especially are a diversified ... With Chimney Plumbing Heating & Air as all fields we are licensed in. We service each industry on a ...
Personal Assistant
Dec 1
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, USA
Queen Sweep Chimney Plumbing & Heating
Strong attention to detail * ​Strong organizational skills Company Description Queen Sweep is ... With Chimney Plumbing Heating & Air as all fields we are licensed in. We service each industry on a ...
Multi-Family - Commercial Account Manager/Sales
Oct 29
Roswell, GA, USA
The Fireplace Place
We offer services such as chimney sweep, air duct cleaning, dryer-vent cleaning, barbecue grill cleaning, & installation to the metro Atlanta market including; McDonough, Fayetteville, Peachtree City ...

The average pay for a Chimney Sweep is $23,937 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chimney Sweep is between $19,140 and $27,639. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Chimney Sweep. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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CERTIFIED CHIMNEY SWEEP (CSIA preferred)
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Elgin, IL, USA
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Hiring CERTIFIED CHIMNEY SWEEP (CSIA preferred) OR minimum one year experience working for a chimney company and/or chimney masonry repair. Salary dependent on experience. Submit resume - No phone ...
chimney sweep
Nov 8
Aberdeen, Washington, USA
Rock Ele Const LLC
Install pellet, wood, gas stoves and chimneys. Trouble shoot and repair defective equipment. Perform routine service work on wood,gas, pellet stoves and chimneys. Clean chimneys and service the ...
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