Career Outlook for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

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Also known as:
Garbage Collector, Recyclable Materials Collector, Refuse Collector, Scrap Metal Collector, Solid Waste Collector, Trash Collector

The overall job outlook for Refuse or Recyclable Material Collector careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 13.63 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.85 percent per year. Demand for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors is expected to go up, with an expected 24,550 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 2.26 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors in the following states

California 13,950
New York 10,290
Texas 10,060
Florida 9,190
North Carolina 5,980
Ohio 4,590
Pennsylvania 4,200
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

Guam
100
Delaware
250
Alaska
270
Montana
340
Wyoming
390
North Dakota
400
South Dakota
410