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Tank Cleaner Salary

$29,860 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$400

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tank Cleaner is $29,860 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Tank Cleaner is between $23,208 and $35,237. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Tank Cleaner. 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

Description:
  • Cleans interiors of boilers, storage tanks, industrial processing tanks, kilns, and tank and refrigerator railroad cars to remove emulsion and incrustations, using shovels, squeegees, brooms, scrapers, hoses, water, and solvents: drains tank, connects hose to water or steam lines, and sprays walls, roof, and bottom of tank to flush residue, such as oil, acid, grease, and sludge through tank openings.
  • Scrapes and scrubs walls, using detergents, solvents, scrapers, and brushes to remove incrustations, scale, or deposits of coke or catalyst.
  • Sweeps up debris and shovels sludge into buckets or wheelbarrows or down chutes.
  • Removes chemical residues and other liquids from tank bottoms with squeegees or pump and suction hoses.
  • May dry tanks with wood shavings or portable air-drying equipment.
  • May test gas content of tanks.
  • May add specified chemicals to industrial tanks to maintain and replenish tank processing solutions.
  • May be designated according to type of tank cleaned as acid-tank cleaner; boiler cleaner; plating-tank cleaner; tank-car cleaner.
Tank Cleaner Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Job family population: 373,290

Estimated population of Tank Cleaner jobs: 6,286

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$34,616
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About United States

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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...

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York, PA, USA
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Daily maintenance of tanks and spray zones including spray patterns and spray efficiency * Deep cleaning of entire system including chemical cookouts and pressure washing of tanks and spray zones.
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