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Septic Tank Installer Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$51,219 (USD)

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The average pay for a Septic Tank Installer is $51,219 a year and $25 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Septic Tank Installer is between $38,090 and $62,163. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

Job family population: 45,450

Estimated population of Septic Tank Installer jobs: 3,579

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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