Career Profile

Septic Tank Service & Sewer Pipe Cleaner

Education High school diploma or equivalent
This is the typical education required for an entry-level position.
Earnings $35,400
This is the typical median salary earned for an entry-level position.

Septic Tank Service & Sewer Pipe Cleaner clean and repair septic tanks, sewer lines, or drains.

General Information

Clean and repair septic tanks, sewer lines, or drains. May patch walls and partitions of tank, replace damaged drain tile, or repair breaks in underground piping.

Septic Tank Service & Sewer Pipe Cleaner

Occupational Outlook

For the Rural Capital Area

15

Job Opportunities

Over the next five years, an average of 15 openings per year are projected for Septic Tank Service & Sewer Pipe Cleaner.

+18.5%

Employment Change

Employment for Septic Tank Service & Sewer Pipe Cleaner is forecasted to increase on par with the regional average by 18.5% between 2022 and 2027.

$17.02

Earnings Potential

An average worker in this occupation is paid $17.02/hour. Entry level workers are paid $13.55, while experienced workers are paid $18.75. The median wage is below average regional wages across occupations.

Local Employment Opportunities

There are 90 Septic Tank Service & Sewer Pipe Cleaner in the RCA region. By 2027 this number could reach 107.

Top 5 Employing Industries, Locally

The top industries employing Septic Tank Service & Sewer Pipe Cleaner are Remediation and Other Waste Management Services, Executive, Legislative, and Other General Government Support, and Utility System Construction.

Knowledge Areas

The top most significant knowledge categories for Septic Tank Service & Sewer Pipe Cleaner include Customer and Personal Service, Transportation, and Mechanical.

Educational Attainment Patterns

The most common level of education for Septic Tank Service & Sewer Pipe Cleaner is HS diploma or less. 12% of people employed in these roles have some form of college degree.

Sources: BLS   JobsEQ®   ONET