Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaner Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners amongst Pennsylvania areas 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,560
25th Percentile Wage
$34,660
50th Percentile Wage
$42,260
75th Percentile Wage
$49,240
90th Percentile Wage
$57,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.73
25th Percentile Wage
$16.66
50th Percentile Wage
$20.32
75th Percentile Wage
$23.67
90th Percentile Wage
$27.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.72. The median hourly salary is $20.32. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.73.

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
201642,2602.13%16.23%
201541,3603.89%-
201439,7507.02%-
201336,9604.22%-
201235,400--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $28,710 to $59,030. The highest paying area for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $59,030. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $46,740). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$59,030
Philadelphia
$46,740
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$45,090
Reading
$44,960
Pittsburgh
$44,310
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$43,950
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$41,540
York-Hanover
$40,010
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$36,850
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$35,270
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$32,590
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,710



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