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Sewer Pipe Cleaner Salary
in Delaware, United States

$32,361 (USD)

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The average pay for a Sewer Pipe Cleaner is $32,361 a year and $16 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Sewer Pipe Cleaner is between $24,921 and $38,419. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Removes roots, debris, and other refuse from clogged sewer lines and drains, using portable electric sewer cleaning machine, and repairs breaks in underground piping: positions or disassembles sewer trap machine at sewer or drain outlet.
  • Removes drain cover, using wrench.
  • Installs rotary knives on flexible cable, mounted on reel of machine, according to diameter of pipe to be cleaned.
  • Starts machine to feed revolving cable into opening, stopping machine and changing knives as necessary to conform to diameter or contour of pipe.
  • Withdraws cable to deposit accumulated residue removed from pipe in containers for disposal.
  • Observes residue for evidence of mud, indicating broken sewer line.
  • Measures distance from sewer opening to suspected break, using plumbers' snake, tapeline, or by estimating position of cutting head within sewer.
  • Notifies coworkers to dig out ruptured line or digs out shallow sewers, using shovel.
  • Removes and replaces broken tile section or pipe, using caulking compound and cement to form watertight joint.
  • Replaces or directs replacement of earth.
  • Replaces dull knives and performs repairs on machine, using handtools.
  • May estimate cost of service to customer.
  • May clean sewage collection points and sanitary lines in streets and sewage plants.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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