Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaner Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,850
25th Percentile Wage
$24,280
50th Percentile Wage
$31,250
75th Percentile Wage
$38,050
90th Percentile Wage
$45,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,850.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.02
25th Percentile Wage
$11.67
50th Percentile Wage
$15.03
75th Percentile Wage
$18.29
90th Percentile Wage
$21.99

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.99. The median hourly salary is $15.03. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.02.

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
201631,2509.54%13.70%
201528,2700.50%-
201428,1302.06%-
201327,5502.11%-
201226,970--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in state of South Carolina ranges from $34,000 to $34,950. The highest paying area for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $34,950. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $34,010). The lowest paying area is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $34,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$34,950
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$34,010
Augusta-Richmond County
$34,000


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