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Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Clean and repair septic tanks, sewer lines, or drains.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$25.76 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  14.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Drive trucks or truck-mounted equipment.
  • Clean equipment or facilities.
  • Compact materials to create level bases.
  • Decontaminate equipment or sites to remove hazardous or toxic substances.
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Job Title Examples:

Septic Pump Truck Driver
Sewer and Drain Technician
Service Technician

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