Garbage collector earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Garbage collector salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $76,450
California $59,380
Washington $58,870
Oregon $50,870
District of Columbia $48,880
Hawaii $48,090
Alaska $47,880
Michigan $47,590
Nevada $47,220
Wisconsin $47,150
Connecticut $47,130
Colorado $46,910
Utah $46,730
Minnesota $46,600
New Jersey $46,380
North Dakota $45,980
Montana $45,970
Delaware $45,590
Illinois $45,430
Massachusetts $41,090
Florida $38,980
Indiana $38,810
Ohio $38,730
Wyoming $38,710
Iowa $38,610
Idaho $38,340
Arizona $37,560
Vermont $37,410
Oklahoma $37,200
Nebraska $36,570
New Hampshire $36,550
Maine $36,420
New Mexico $36,330
Kansas $36,060
Mississippi $36,060
Rhode Island $35,570
Kentucky $35,020
Georgia $34,540
Missouri $34,140
Texas $33,780
Pennsylvania $33,210
North Carolina $31,210
Alabama $30,240
South Dakota $30,080
Maryland $29,930
Arkansas $29,680
Virginia $29,450
Louisiana $29,180
South Carolina $28,860
Tennessee $28,460
West Virginia $28,460
Guam $26,170
Puerto Rico $18,140

How do garbage collector salaries compare to similar careers?

Garbage collectors earn about the same as related careers in Hawaii. On average, they make less than funeral directors but more than financial clerks.

Career Median Salary
Funeral director salary $47K
Real estate agent salary $47K
Maintenance worker salary $48K
Ambulance dispatcher salary $48K
American sign language interpreter salary $47K
Garbage collector salary $48K
Upholsterer salary $55K
Administrative assistant salary $47K
Lifeguard salary $47K
Financial clerk salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)