Garbage Collector salary in the United States

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How much do Garbage Collectors make?
The average total salary for a Garbage Collector is $34,500 per year. This is based on data from 581 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Garbage Collector and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Garbage Collector salary can vary between $17,000 to $75,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Garbage Collector demographics in United States

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82% are single
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18% are married
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30% have kids
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16% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Garbage Collectors in United States

581 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a garbage collector in the United States is $34,500 per year. Garbage collector salaries in the United States can vary between $17,000 to $75,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 581 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as garbage collector.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for garbage collectors in the United States: Chicago Metro Area, IL ($65,000 a year), Detroit Metro Area, MI ($40,500 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($34,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.