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Waste Collector Salary

$31,695 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$364

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Waste Collector is $31,695 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Waste Collector is between $24,473 and $37,564. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Waste Collector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Cleans and keeps working areas in production departments of industrial establishment in neat and orderly condition, performing any combination of following duties.
  • Transports raw materials and semifinished products or supplies between departments or buildings to supply machine tenders or operators with materials for processing, using hand truck.
  • Arranges boxes, material, and hand trucks or other industrial equipment in neat and orderly manner.
  • Cleans lint, dust, oil, and grease from machines, overhead pipes, and conveyors, using brushes, air hoses, or steam cleaner.
  • Cleans screens and filters.
  • Scrubs processing tanks and vats.
  • Cleans floors, using water hose, and applies floor drier.
  • Picks up reusable scrap for salvage and stores in containers.
  • Performs other duties as described under Cleaner I.
  • May burn waste and clean incinerator.
  • May pick up refuse from plant grounds and maintain area by cutting grass or shoveling snow.
  • May operate industrial truck to transport materials within plant.
  • May start pumps to force cleaning solution through production machinery, piping, or vats.
  • May start pumps to lubricate machines.
  • May be designated according to area cleaned.
Waste Collector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Job family population: 2,156,270

Estimated population of Waste Collector jobs: 156,502

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,743
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 simply 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), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Waste Collector Job Listings for United States

Waste Collector
Oct 3
Raceland, LA, USA
Cabildo Staffing
Waste Collector teams with Route Driver and assists in the collection of Waste and /or Recyclable material. Pay: Starting pay is $11 per hour and raises are given based on performance and attendance ...
On-Site Hospital Waste Collector - Minneapolis (Swing)
Nov 25
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Stericycle
Travels between customer facilities providing on-site placement and collection of Stericycle waste containers (Sharps, Rx, Haz, etc) through a healthcare facility, as required or requested. • ...
Litter Picker/Waste Collector
Nov 11
Tunica, MS, USA
Cabildo Staffing
Cabildo Staffing seeks 1 Litter Picker / Laborer to assist in trash clean-up at a waste landfill site. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs -75 lbs. Location: Landfill Site in Tunica Pay: 9.25/hour ...
Collections Specialist
Nov 20
Orange County, CA, USA
CR&R Inc.
Collector is responsible for the collection of outstanding receivables comprised mainly of solid waste accounts for franchise and non-franchise areas Primary Duties and Responsibilities: * Collection ...
Unarmed Security Guard/ Over Night Unarmed Security Guard
Sep 27
Phoenix, AZ, USA
PRO EM National Event Services, LLC
Upcoming Events: · Barret Jackson The World's Greatest Collector Car Auction · Russo And Steele Collector Automobile Auction · 2020 Waste Management Phoenix Open Professional Golf Tournament BUILD ...

The average pay for a Waste Collector is $31,695 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Waste Collector is between $24,473 and $37,564. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Waste Collector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Waste Collector teams with Route Driver and assists in the collection of Waste and /or Recyclable material. Pay: Starting pay is $11 per hour and raises are given based on performance and attendance ...
On-Site Hospital Waste Collector - Minneapolis (Swing)
Nov 25
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Stericycle
Travels between customer facilities providing on-site placement and collection of Stericycle waste containers (Sharps, Rx, Haz, etc) through a healthcare facility, as required or requested. • ...
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