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 Vermont. On average, they make less than medical administrative assistants but more than retail salespeople.

Career Median Salary
Medical administrative assistant salary $37K
Delivery service driver salary $38K
Upholsterer salary $38K
Nail technician salary $38K
Printing worker salary $37K
Garbage collector salary $37K
Security guard salary $33K
Courier salary $36K
Teller salary $37K
Retail salesperson salary $30K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)