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Tank Cleaner Salary
in Louisville, Kentucky

$27,999 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$375

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tank Cleaner is $27,999 a year and $13 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Tank Cleaner is between $21,762 and $33,042. 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 Louisville, Kentucky.

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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 Louisville, Kentucky, 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:
$32,459
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Louisville, Kentucky

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Description: Louisville ( (listen) LOO-ə-vəl, (listen) LOO-ee-vil, (listen) LUUV-əl) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being Lexington, the state's second-largest city. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County, located in the northern region of the state, on the border with Indiana. Louisville, named for King Louis XVI of France, was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains...

Tank Cleaner Job Listings for Louisville, Kentucky

CDL Driver Equipment Operator
Jun 26
Louisville, KY, USA
Superior Environmental Solutions
Perform Field Technician duties as required (i.e. shoveling, tank cleaning) * Able to effectively and professionally communicate with on-sight customer representative. * Able to lead and direct ...
General Laborer Field Technician
Jun 26
Louisville, KY, USA
Superior Environmental Solutions
Our services include industrial cleaning, water blasting, tank cleaning, emergency response, vacuum truck/tanker services, waste management, transportation, and hazardous waste disposal. SES is ...
General Laborer Field Technician
Jul 12
Ghent, KY, USA
Superior Environmental Solutions
Our services include industrial cleaning, water blasting, tank cleaning, emergency response, vacuum truck/tanker services, waste management, transportation, and hazardous waste disposal. SES is ...
Technician-Buckner, KY
Jul 16
Buckner, KY, USA
Thompson Industrial Services
The Industrial Service Technician is to safely operate extremely high pressured water-blast units to clean customer systems (pipes, boilers, tanks, etc.) and operate industrial vacuum units. DUTIES ...
CDL Driver
Jun 22
Louisville, United States
Quick Fuel Fleet Sevices
The qualified candidate should possess a valid commercial driver's license (class A and/or B) with a hazmat and tanker endorsement, a clean driving record, a minimum of 1 year previous truck driving ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tank Cleaner is $27,999 a year and $13 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Tank Cleaner is between $21,762 and $33,042. 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 Louisville, Kentucky.

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Tank Cleaner Job Listings for Louisville, Kentucky

CDL Driver Equipment Operator
Jun 26
Louisville, KY, USA
Superior Environmental Solutions
Perform Field Technician duties as required (i.e. shoveling, tank cleaning) * Able to effectively and professionally communicate with on-sight customer representative. * Able to lead and direct ...
General Laborer Field Technician
Jun 26
Louisville, KY, USA
Superior Environmental Solutions
Our services include industrial cleaning, water blasting, tank cleaning, emergency response, vacuum truck/tanker services, waste management, transportation, and hazardous waste disposal. SES is ...
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