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Sewer Line Repairer Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$48,824 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sewer Line Repairer is $48,824 a year and $23 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Sewer Line Repairer is between $36,407 and $59,156. 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

  • Repairs and maintains municipal storm and sanitary sewer lines, performing any combination of following tasks: inspects manholes to locate stoppage.
  • Runs cleaning rods through rod guide, fits front end of rod with auger, using wrench, and lowers guide into position.
  • Thrusts rods into invert and advances them until auger reaches obstruction.
  • Rotates rods manually with turning pin, or attaches end of rod to portable power rodder to rotate rods.
  • Pulls lever and depresses pedal of machine to advance cleaning tool to encounter obstruction and to rotate cable or rods until obstacle is broken.
  • Retracts rods to drag out obstructions, such as roots, grease, and other deposits.
  • Cleans and repairs catch basins, manholes, culverts, and storm drains, using handtools.
  • Lays brick to raise manhole walls to prescribed street level, using masonry tools.
  • Measures distance of excavation site, using tape measure, and marks outline of area to be trenched according to direction of supervisor.
  • Breaks asphalt and other pavement, using airhammer, pick, and shovel.
  • Cuts damaged section of pipe with cutters and removes broken section from ditch.
  • Replaces broken pipes and reconnects pipe sections, using pipe sleeve.
  • Inspects joints to ensure tightness and seal before backfilling.
  • Packs backfilled excavation, using air and gasoline tamper.
  • Taps mainline sewers to install sewer saddles.
  • Replaces manhole covers.
  • Updates sewer maps and manhole charting.
  • Drives pickup trucks to haul crew, materials, and equipment.
  • Services, adjusts, and makes minor repairs to equipment, machines, and attachments.
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Sewer Line Repairer Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Job family population: 26,250

Estimated population of Sewer Line Repairer jobs: 10,061

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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