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Solid Waste Disposal Manager Salary

$86,358 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Solid Waste Disposal Manager is $86,358 a year and $42 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Solid Waste Disposal Manager is between $61,058 and $107,006. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Directs and coordinates, through subordinate supervisory personnel, landfill site activities concerned with solid-waste disposal for governmental sanitation agency or private refuse-disposal company: inspects site and confers with supervisory personnel to determine procedures and methods for utilizing site area for disposal activities and to remain in compliance with specifications of environmental impact study.
  • Plans sequences of waste disposal operations to obtain optimum utilization of site basing plans on such factors as past and predicted solid-waste disposal and land reclamation requirements, quantity of waste handled daily, and space in site required for waste handled.
  • Ensures that waste disposal activities are in compliance with public health insect and rodent control laws and regulations.
  • Prepares records and reports on disposal activities, such as quantities of waste handled, receipts from operations, and actions taken to comply with public health and environmental regulations.
  • May prepare operational budget for landfill waste disposal activities and submit budget to agency management.
  • May examine loads of waste for recyclable material and direct sorting, handling, and recycling operations.
  • May supervise workers engaged in waste disposal operations.
  • May operate heavy equipment to compact and bury waste in private landfill disposal dump.
Solid Waste Disposal Manager Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Managers, All Other

Job family population: 430,120

Estimated population of Solid Waste Disposal Manager jobs: 2,521

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Solid Waste Disposal Manager Job Listings for United States

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Ocala, United States
Advanced Disposal
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Jun 4
Dublin, OH, USA
Weaver Consultants Group
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Driver Residential - Fort Bragg, CA
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Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and ... Driver will transport the material to a disposal, transfer or recycle facility when trucks reach ...
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