Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaner Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners amongst Michigan cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,370
25th Percentile Wage
$28,420
50th Percentile Wage
$37,210
75th Percentile Wage
$47,280
90th Percentile Wage
$57,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,370.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.24
25th Percentile Wage
$13.66
50th Percentile Wage
$17.89
75th Percentile Wage
$22.73
90th Percentile Wage
$27.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.53. The median hourly salary is $17.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.24.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,2101.40%8.81%
201536,6906.00%-
201434,490-2.61%-
201335,3904.13%-
201233,930--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in state of Michigan ranges from $24,540 to $43,740. The highest paying area for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $43,740. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $39,770). The lowest paying area is Grand Rapids-Wyoming with a median annual salary of $24,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$43,740
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$39,770
Holland-Grand Haven
$39,490
Lansing-East Lansing
$36,420
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$33,760
Bay City
$31,770
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$30,020
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$29,960
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$27,530
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$24,540


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