How much does a sanitation worker make?
The national average salary for a Sanitation Worker in the U.S. is $26,164 annually or $12.58 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 22,000. The top 10 percent earn over $39,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $17,000 annually. Retail companies and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Alaska, Hawaii, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Washington have the highest paying Sanitation Worker jobs. The typical employment for a Sanitation Worker is 1.9 years.