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Sanitation Worker Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$38,542 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sanitation Worker is $38,542 a year and $19 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Sanitation Worker is between $33,279 and $45,914. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Sanitation Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Collects refuse on designated route within municipality and dumps refuse from containers onto truck.
  • May be designated according to refuse collected as trash collector.
  • May drive truck garbage collector driver.
  • May start hoisting device that raises refuse bin attached to rear of truck and dumps contents into opening in enclosed truck body.
Sanitation Worker Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

Job family population: 115,130

Estimated population of Sanitation Worker jobs: 109,801

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Sanitation Worker Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Jun 21
Renton, United States
Ocean Beauty Seafoods
... Working in the seafood industry is preferred Ability to stand and walk for the majority of the shift About Ocean Beauty Seafoods As a top quality seafood company, Ocean Beauty Seafoods has been ...
Chocolate Production Operators - Theo Chocolate
May 10
Seattle, WA, USA
Theo Chocolate
Currently we have openings for Chocolate Production Operators working week days on second shift ... Operators are responsible for maintaining the highest quality of food safety standards, sanitation ...
Sanitation of Production Machinery
Jun 25
Kent, WA, USA
Elwood Staffing
Now hiring for 3rd shift Machine Sanitation Workers located right here in Kent, WA. Apply today! * $15.50 per hour * Weekly paycheck Position Details and Company Benefits: * Career Opportunities and ...
Jun 17
Tukwila, WA, USA
Seattle Gourmet Foods
Sanitation/Cleaning Positions We are in immediate need to fill open positions for sanitation/cleaning workers. Your responsibilities will be to assist in the sanitation/ cleaning of production ...
Production Associate
May 10
Seattle, WA, USA
TERRA Staffing Group
... sanitation departments. This company hasbeen in business for over 50 years and specializes in ... Measuring and keeping track of product volume Logging production numbers Working hands-on with ...
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