Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaner Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners amongst Tennessee 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,780
25th Percentile Wage
$28,000
50th Percentile Wage
$32,900
75th Percentile Wage
$42,050
90th Percentile Wage
$49,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,900
-0.73% -17.75%
2016
$33,140
2.99% -
2015
$32,150
-1.03% -
2014
$32,480
-22.17% -
2013
$39,680
2.37% -
2012
$38,740
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in state of Tennessee ranges from $24,650 to $35,160. The highest paying area for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in Tennessee is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $35,160. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $34,910). The lowest paying area is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$35,160
Memphis
$34,910
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$31,650
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$30,480
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$30,460
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$24,650




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