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 Kansas. On average, they make less than painting, coating & decorating workers but more than customer service representatives.

Career Median Salary
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $35K
Ambulance dispatcher salary $35K
Printing worker salary $33K
Concierge salary $34K
Correctional officer salary $32K
Garbage collector salary $32K
Piano tuner salary $30K
Courier salary $30K
Security guard salary $28K
Customer service representative salary $28K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)