Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaner Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,300
25th Percentile Wage
$27,820
50th Percentile Wage
$36,370
75th Percentile Wage
$51,450
90th Percentile Wage
$63,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.20
25th Percentile Wage
$13.38
50th Percentile Wage
$17.48
75th Percentile Wage
$24.73
90th Percentile Wage
$30.30

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.30. The median hourly salary is $17.48. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.20.

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
201636,370-0.74%-16.63%
201536,640-11.14%-
201440,720-1.99%-
201341,530-2.14%-
201242,420--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in state of Washington ranges from $29,560 to $62,640. The highest paying area for septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners in Washington is Tacoma with a median annual salary of $62,640. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro (mean annual salary $41,710). The lowest paying area is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $29,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tacoma
$62,640
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$41,710
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$41,080
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$40,290
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$38,160
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$31,400
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$29,560



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