Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Garbage Truck Driver make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$65,257 / yrTotal Pay
$52,844 / yrBase Pay
$12,413 / yrAdditional Pay

$65,257

 / yr
$39K$246K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Garbage Truck Driver is $65,257 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $52,844 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $12,413 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Garbage Truck Driver?

Some related job titles are Class A Driver/Hazmat Tanker Salaries with median pay of $75,128, Class B CDL Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $73,234, Class A Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $85,070, Dump Truck Driver Salaries with median pay of $73,630.

What are total pay estimates for a Garbage Truck Driver at different companies?

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WM
3.6

WM

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly

$12

$85

$12 - $85 Range

Republic Services
3.6

Republic Services

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly

$14

$50

$14 - $50 Range

Waste Connections
3.9

Waste Connections

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly

$16

$42

$16 - $42 Range

Advanced Disposal
3.0

Advanced Disposal

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $16 - $26

$16

$26

$16 - $26 Range

Rumpke
3.7

Rumpke

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $18 - $23

$18

$23

$18 - $23 Range

GFL Environmental
3.2

GFL Environmental

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly

$18

$30

$18 - $30 Range

Groot Industries
3.5

Groot Industries

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $10 - $42

$10

$42

$10 - $42 Range

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WM
3.6

WM

Garbage Truck Driver

$41K

$53K

$41,035 - $52,599 Range

WM
3.6

WM

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

Waste Pro
3.0

Waste Pro

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly

$18

$22

$18 - $22 Range

Kimble Companies
3.3

Kimble Companies

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly
About 

$18 -$23

 hourly

$18

$23

$18 - $23 Range

Target
3.6

Target

Garbage Truck Driver

$38K

$40K

$37,554 - $40,383 Range

US Navy
3.7

US Navy

Garbage Truck Driver

$23K

$25K

$22,763 - $24,604 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly
About 

$20 -$21

 hourly

$20

$21

$20 - $21 Range

Taco Bell
3.4

Taco Bell

Garbage Truck Driver - Hourly Intern

$1

$1

$1 - $1 Range

Tesla
3.7

Tesla

Garbage Truck Driver

$45K

$48K

$44,537 - $48,264 Range

Cummins
4.1

Cummins

Garbage Truck Driver

$74K

$82K

$74,407 - $81,545 Range

Johnson & Johnson
4.2

Johnson & Johnson

Garbage Truck Driver

$58K

$63K

$57,549 - $63,020 Range

New York City Department of Education
3.6

$96K

$105K

$96,433 - $104,585 Range

Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Garbage Truck Driver

$106K

$115K

$106,338 - $115,346 Range

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$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Truck Driver with 4 to 6 years of experience

$27

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Class A Truck Driver with 4 to 6 years of experience

$29

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Truck Driver with 1 to 3 years of experience

$35

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/hr

8 days ago by a Front Load Driver with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a OTR Truck Driver with 4 to 6 years of experience

$27

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Residential/Commercial driver with 4 to 6 years of experience

$55,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a CDL Driver with 4 to 6 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Class A Truck Driver with 10 to 14 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Garbage Truck Driver salaries

The national average salary for a Garbage Truck Driver is $50,280 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Garbage Truck Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 136 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Garbage Truck Driver employees.

The highest salary for a Garbage Truck Driver in United States is $78,326 per year.

The lowest salary for a Garbage Truck Driver in United States is $32,276 per year.

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