How much money do garbage men make?

when i get out of high school i want to get a job in heavy equipment or as a garbage man, how much do each make?, how would i go about becoming a heavy equipment operator or garbage man?

Asked By: - 8/16/2011
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Garbage men can make anywhere from $15-$30 an hour. it depends in what region they work in. Garbage men in New York city can make over $60,000 a year. In Heavy equipment a lot less around $14-$20 and hour.
Answered By: ⓈⒽⒶⓃⒺ - 8/16/2011
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About $15 an hour. Don't be the driver. The rats crawl around and you can't move much- at least outside you can kick them off your legs
Answered By: Huntsman - 8/16/2011
Sanitation workers (garbage men) employed with state and local government agencies are reporting some of the higher salaries, with median earnings between $40,414 and $77,500 each year, according to a September 2010 survey by the website Payscale. Their counterparts who are employed with private companies are reporting... More
Answered By: Prairie Girl - 8/16/2011
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