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Tank Cleaner Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$34,198 (USD)

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The average pay for a Tank Cleaner is $34,198 a year and $16 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Tank Cleaner is between $31,199 and $40,357. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Tank Cleaner Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Rail/Tank Bulk Processors-All Shifts
Jun 25
Hillside, NJ, USA
Rail/Tank Bulk Processors-All Shifts-Hillside, NJ AAK Foodservice, a division of AAK USA, a Swedish ... Cleaning and sanitizing all equipment necessary for the manufacturing of food products. * General ...
Cleaner - Compounding
Jun 3
Edison, NJ, USA
TeleSearch Staffing Solutions
CLEANER- COMPOUNDING The individual in the Cleaner - Compounding area role is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the compounding area in addition to all tanks, kettles, and all related ...
Industrial Cleaner/Maintenance
Jun 3
Hazlet, NJ, USA
Zing Professional Recruiting a Peoplelink Group Company
Clean tanks, vessels, big pots in manufacturing environment Clean/mop floors Take out garbage Maintain clean and safe work environment Requirements: Must have High School Diploma or GED Must be ...
Car Cleaner
Jun 22
New York, NY, USA
The Hertz Corporation
Fill gasoline tank and check fill levels of all fluids * Clean the exterior of vehicle. (debug and wash) * Meet processing and standardization quotas. * Perform related tasks as directed by managers.
Local Tanker Driver
May 22
Caldwell, NJ, USA
Maintain clean and safe job site * Ability to remove and replace plumbing fixtures (toilet, urinal, sink General Requirements: * Clean CDL license * Tanker endorsement * 6 months to 1 year truck ...
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