Garbage collector earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Garbage collector salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $47,550
Alabama $30,180
Arkansas $28,290
Arizona $39,650
California $51,600
Colorado $40,840
Connecticut $45,120
District of Columbia $43,600
Delaware $42,110
Florida $35,900
Georgia $31,180
Guam $19,930
Hawaii $38,760
Iowa $33,270
Idaho $35,230
Illinois $66,130
Indiana $34,810
Kansas $32,170
Kentucky $30,200
Louisiana $31,260
Massachusetts $41,080
Maryland $28,570
Maine $29,910
Michigan $42,280
Minnesota $38,740
Missouri $31,560
Mississippi $25,760
Montana $38,430
North Carolina $29,710
North Dakota $34,830
Nebraska $30,100
New Hampshire $32,130
New Jersey $33,980
New Mexico $33,510
Nevada $37,000
New York $59,440
Ohio $37,310
Oklahoma $33,580
Oregon $44,980
Pennsylvania $37,640
Puerto Rico $18,530
Rhode Island $35,570
South Carolina $22,990
South Dakota $25,950
Tennessee $29,470
Texas $34,370
Utah $39,110
Virginia $31,090
Vermont $33,840
Washington $52,780
Wisconsin $42,160
West Virginia $26,800
Wyoming $36,640

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 highway maintenance workers but more than landscapers.

Career Median Salary
Highway maintenance worker salary $41K
Ambulance dispatcher salary $40K
Financial clerk salary $39K
Maintenance worker salary $39K
Garbage collector salary $38K
Postal service worker salary $39K
Exterminator salary $38K
Piano tuner salary $37K
Printing worker salary $35K
Landscaper salary $35K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)