Garbage collector earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Garbage collector salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Illinois $66,130
New York $59,440
California $51,600
Washington $52,780
Alaska $47,550
Oregon $44,980
Connecticut $45,120
Pennsylvania $37,640
Massachusetts $41,080
Michigan $42,280
Wisconsin $42,160
Delaware $42,110
Colorado $40,840
Minnesota $38,740
Arizona $39,650
Utah $39,110
Montana $38,430
Nevada $37,000
Ohio $37,310
Hawaii $38,760
Wyoming $36,640
New Jersey $33,980
Rhode Island $35,570
Florida $35,900
Idaho $35,230
Virginia $31,090
Texas $34,370
Oklahoma $33,580
Vermont $33,840
Indiana $34,810
Iowa $33,270
Louisiana $31,260
New Hampshire $32,130
North Dakota $34,830
Nebraska $30,100
Missouri $31,560
New Mexico $33,510
Kansas $32,170
Georgia $31,180
Kentucky $30,200
Alabama $30,180
Maryland $28,570
Maine $29,910
Tennessee $29,470
North Carolina $29,710
Arkansas $28,290
West Virginia $26,800
South Dakota $25,950
Mississippi $25,760
South Carolina $22,990
Puerto Rico $18,530

How do garbage collector salaries compare to similar careers?

Garbage collectors earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than financial clerks but more than landscapers.

Career Median Salary
Financial clerk salary $40K
Travel agent salary $39K
Personal trainer salary $35K
Highway maintenance worker salary $40K
Maintenance worker salary $38K
Garbage collector salary $37K
Piano tuner salary $36K
Printing worker salary $36K
Exterminator salary $35K
Landscaper salary $35K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)