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Septic Tank Installer Salary

$45,195 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$777

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Septic Tank Installer is $45,195 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Septic Tank Installer is between $33,610 and $54,852. 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:
  • Operates back-hoe (trench-excavating machine) to dig trenches for installation of septic tanks and drain lines for sewage disposal system: reads blueprints to determine location of septic tank and drainpipes.
  • Operates back-hoe to dig and refill trenches for septic tank and tile drainpipes and to transfer crushed rock or gravel to provide drainage base for pipes.
  • Lowers septic tank into excavation, using back-hoe as hoist.
  • Directs workers engaged in spreading crushed rock and gravel, in laying tile drainpipe, and in connecting drainpipes to branch sewers.
  • May verify levels of rock or gravel, base, and tile drainpipe, using surveyor's or carpenter's level.
Septic Tank Installer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

Job family population: 46,090

Estimated population of Septic Tank Installer jobs: 3,630

Rate of error: 2.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,394
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Septic Tank Installer Job Listings for United States

Plumber
Oct 4
Villa Rica, GA, USA
Premium Plumbing And Septic LLC
Experience in selling or installing the following: * Tank and Tankless Water Heaters * Faucets and Sinks * Water Purifying and Softening Systems * Plumbing Service Agreements * Water Service * Septic ...
Hazardous Waste Specialist, El Paso, TX, US ID#16440 with Security Clearance
Dec 4
El Paso, United States
Cherokee Nation Businesses
The Installation occupies approximately 1.2 million acres covering two states and three counties ... OWS; wash racks; and septic/holding tanks. * Inspect Food Sanitation Centers and Containerized ...
Class A or B Driver
Nov 8
Versailles, MO, USA
Wilbert Funeral Services
Installing vault into grave * Assembly and disassembly of grave side tents * Preparation for ... Manufactured products include burial vaults, monuments, septic tanks, retaining walls, storm ...
Burial Vault Driver
Nov 19
Monroe, LA, USA
Wilbert Funeral Services
Installing vault into grave * Assembly and disassembly of grave side tents * Preparation for ... Manufactured products include burial vaults, monuments, septic tanks, retaining walls, storm ...
Driver
Nov 19
Moberly, MO, USA
Wilbert Funeral Services
Installing vault into the grave * Assembly and disassembly of graveside tents * Preparation for ... Manufactured products include burial vaults, monuments, septic tanks, retaining walls, storm ...

The average pay for a Septic Tank Installer is $45,195 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Septic Tank Installer is between $33,610 and $54,852. 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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Plumber
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Premium Plumbing And Septic LLC
Experience in selling or installing the following: * Tank and Tankless Water Heaters * Faucets and Sinks * Water Purifying and Softening Systems * Plumbing Service Agreements * Water Service * Septic ...
Hazardous Waste Specialist, El Paso, TX, US ID#16440 with Security Clearance
Dec 4
El Paso, United States
Cherokee Nation Businesses
The Installation occupies approximately 1.2 million acres covering two states and three counties ... OWS; wash racks; and septic/holding tanks. * Inspect Food Sanitation Centers and Containerized ...
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