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What Garbage and Recycling Workers Earn in Every State

Money Talks News Logo By Alex Valdes of Money Talks News | Slide 2 of 51: Average annual wage for trash and recycling collectors: $24,920
Refuse and recyclable material collectors’ salaries in South Carolina are a lot lower than state’s average wage of $43,210, shows Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
But the good news for these workers is that the cost of living in the Palmetto State can be relatively low, with home rental costs below the national median, according to SmartAsset.

50. South Carolina

Average annual wage for trash and recycling collectors: $24,920

Refuse and recyclable material collectors’ salaries in South Carolina are a lot lower than state’s average wage of $43,210, shows Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

But the good news for these workers is that the cost of living in the Palmetto State can be relatively low, with home rental costs below the national median, according to SmartAsset.

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