Recycling and Reclamation Worker

Auto Dismantler, Bobcat Driver/Labor, Box Sorter, Computer Recycling Worker   More Names
Convenience Recycle Center Tech, Crane Operator, Deconstruction and Decontamination Operator, Deconstruction and Decontamination Waste Operations Specialist, Dispatch, Machine Runner, Equipment Operator, Forklift Driver (Team Lead Driver) Recycling and Waste Dock, Forklift-Picker, Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Worker, Machine Operator, Non-Ferrous Material Handler, Operator (Specialist), Pallet Sorter, Picker and Sorter, Load and Unload, Reclamation Worker, Recovery Assistant, Recyclable Materials Sorter, Recycler, Forklift Driver, Truck Driver, Recycling Assistant, Recycling Sorter, Recycling Tech, Recycling Technician, Recycling Worker, Refuse and Recycling Worker, Refuse Laborer, Scrap Metal Processing Worker, Shredding Specialist, Sort Line, Sort Line Worker, Sorter, Transfer Operator, Transfer Station Operator, Waste Management Recycling Technician, White Goods Appliance Tech, Yard Assistant

The wage data and labor market projections presented below reflect a range of related occupations. Actual wages are likely to vary by location and employer.

Local Wages
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Period
2016
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Hourly Wage
Yearly Wage
  • High is the wage at which 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • Median is the wage at which 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • Low is the wage at which 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
State and National Trends
 
      

Career Snapshot

Typical Education:

High School or GED (HS)
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Percent Job Growth:

3% - Little or no change
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Typical Wages:

Annual: $22,150 - $38,930

Hourly: $11 - $19