Salary for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

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Also known as:  Electric Sewer Cleaning Machine Operator, Septic Pump Truck Driver, Septic Tank Cleaner, Sewage Screen Operator, Sewer and Drain Technician, Sewer Cleaner, Sewer Pipe Cleaner

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These employees repair, clean and maintain sewer pipes and septic tanks, sewer lines or drains. They also sometimes patch partitions of the sewer wall, repair breaks in underground piping, or replace damaged drain tiles. The work environment for this job can be stressful, as employees must sometimes utilize dangerous tools and work in environments that are not sanitary. These employees are sometimes asked to complete high school or earn their GED before they can be hired, but not always. Most septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners learn their trade on-site rather than completing a formal education program.

A Septic Tank Servicer or Sewer Pipe Cleaner usually receives a compensation in a range of $27,530 to $63,620 depending on the level of education. will normally get an average pay level of fourty-three thousand nine hundred and thirty dollars per annum.

have the best average pay in North Dakota, where they get normal pay levels of about $108,050. People with this job title are paid at the highest average level in Transportation and Warehousing, where they earn average pay levels of $53,780.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 38.51 percent nationwide in that time.

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Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners tend to make the most in the following industries:

Transportation and Warehousing
$53,780
Public Administration
$47,730
Utilities
$47,240
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,000
Construction
$44,930
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$41,960

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$34,440
Manufacturing
$35,700
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$38,680
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$41,960
Construction
$44,930
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,000