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Recycling Coordinators

Other names for this job might include Corporate Recycling Manager, Heavy Equipment Supervisor, Recycle Coordinator, Recycling Center Operator, Recycling Coordinator, Recycling Crew Supervisor, Recycling Director, Recycling Manager, Recycling Operations Manager, Recycling Program Manager

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How Much Do Recycling Coordinators Make In 2018

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Average salary

Annual salary
$50160 per year

Hourly wage
$24.120 per hour

One of the most popular questions we get from our readers here at OwlGuru is how much do Recycling Coordinators make per year and what is their hourly wage.

According to BLS, the average annual salary of Recycling Coordinators is $50160. Their salary can also be as low as $29140 if you’re still a newbie with no experience to over $77060 if you have a ton of experience under your belt.

The typical hourly pay is $24.120 and can range from $14.010 to $37.050 which also depends if you’re a newbie or a professional.

Just like any other job, the salary of A Recycling Coordinator will vary based on your education and experience level.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.
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After comparing how much do Recycling Coordinators make with other careers, they have a salary rank of C.

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Salary range

Highest (Top 10%)$37.050$77060
Senior (Top 25%)$29.440$61230
Middle (Mid 50%)$22.710$47230
Junior (Bottom 25%)$17.330$36050
No experience (Bottom 10%)$14.010$29140

Entry-level Recycling Coordinators who starts out at $36050 can expect to make $47230 after 3-5 years of experience in the field.

The bottom 10% makes less than $14.010 per hour while the top 10% makes over $37.050 per hour.

While the median wage is $47230 per annum or $22.710 per hour.

Depending on who you work for, you might also get overtime pay.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.

Highest paying industries

Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Natural Gas Distribution45.193800
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution36.4675840
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters33.8270340
Support Activities for Water Transportation33.2369120
Federal Executive Branch33.2269110
Federal government, including the US Postal Service33.1368920
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing31.665730
Performing Arts Companies30.5963630
Nonresidential Building Construction30.4963420
Oil and Gas Extraction30.463230
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation29.4961330
Motion Picture and Video Industries29.3561050
Construction of Buildings29.3361000
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing29.3361000
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries29.1660660
Pipeline Transportation28.8359970
Rail Transportation28.3659000
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas28.2758800
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing28.2558760
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors28.2358720
Engineering Services28.0858400
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills28.0358300
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing27.8157840
Scheduled Air Transportation27.7357670
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores27.6557510
Broadcasting (except Internet)27.2756720
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing27.2656700
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services27.2556690
Air Transportation27.2356630
Cable and Other Subscription Programming27.1856530
Coal Mining27.1256420
Telephone Call Centers27.0856330
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing27.0556270
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing27.0456240
Metal Ore Mining26.9956130
Support Activities for Mining26.8855910
Mining (except Oil and Gas)26.855740
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing26.7755680
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing26.6855500
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing26.5955310
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing26.5655250
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores26.5255170
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing26.4755050
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying26.4555010
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing26.3554820
Support Activities for Transportation26.2854670
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing26.2754640
Basic Chemical Manufacturing26.2254540
Wired Telecommunications Carriers26.1554390
Ship and Boat Building26.0954260
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned26.0654210
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries26.0354150
Educational Services, Local government owned2654070
Paper Manufacturing25.9654000
Building Equipment Contractors25.9353930
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing25.9253920
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing25.8853830
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing25.8853820
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services25.8553780
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing25.7653590
Finance and Insurance25.7553560
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel25.7553550
Waste Treatment and Disposal25.7253500
Residential Building Construction25.753460
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)25.753460
Utility System Construction25.6653370
Machinery Manufacturing25.6153280
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers25.6153270
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing25.5953230
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing25.5753190
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing25.553040
Civic and Social Organizations25.4652960
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing25.4352900
Chemical Manufacturing25.4252870
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing25.452830
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing25.3952820
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing25.3852780
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing25.3352690
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing25.3352690
Other Specialty Trade Contractors25.2652540
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers25.2552520
Dairy Product Manufacturing25.2152430
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing25.252430
Vending Machine Operators25.152210
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing25.0652130
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers25.0552090
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing25.0452080
Warehousing and Storage25.0452070
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance25.0352070
Specialty Trade Contractors25.0252050
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services2552010
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.9951980
Beverage Manufacturing24.9751940
Freight Transportation Arrangement24.9651920
Automobile Dealers24.9551890
Communications Equipment Manufacturing24.9251840
General Freight Trucking24.951780
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing24.8951770
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.8451670
Testing Laboratories24.8451660
Waste Collection24.8351650
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services24.8351640
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned24.7951570
Miscellaneous Manufacturing24.7851540
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction24.7851530
Primary Metal Manufacturing24.7551470
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers24.7551470
Drycleaning and Laundry Services24.7351440
Transportation and Warehousing24.7251420
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers24.7151400
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers24.7151400
Specialized Design Services24.7151390
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers24.751380
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers24.751370
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair24.6951360
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction24.6951350
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers24.6851330
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing24.6751310
Sporting Goods Stores24.6751310
Hospitals, Privately owned24.6551270
Computer Systems Design and Related Services24.6251210
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing24.651160
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events24.5451050
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing24.4950930
Water Transportation24.4450820
Truck Transportation24.4350820
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing24.4250780
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing24.3550650
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation24.3350610
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)24.3250580
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers24.350540
Waste Management and Remediation Services24.350540
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers24.2950530
Forging and Stamping24.2750490
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers24.2750490
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned24.2750480
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing24.2450410
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing24.2250380
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing24.2250370
Educational Services, Privately owned24.2150360
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers24.1950320
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers24.1850300
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing24.1750270
Hospitals, State government owned24.1650260
Other Support Activities for Transportation24.1450210
Management of Companies and Enterprises24.1450210
Building Finishing Contractors24.0650050
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers2449920
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing23.9549810
Wholesale Trade23.9449800
Local government, including schools and hospitals23.9449800
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers23.9449780
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods23.8949690
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing23.8949680
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods23.8949680
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers23.8849670
Gasoline Stations23.8749640
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing23.849510
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.849500
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing23.7949480
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills23.7849470
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing23.7849460
Ambulatory Health Care Services23.7749440
Scientific Research and Development Services23.7549400
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences23.7549400
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing23.7449380
Support Activities for Rail Transportation23.7349360
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors23.7149320
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers23.7149320
Federal, State, and Local Government23.749300
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.749300
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals23.749290
Other Food Manufacturing23.6949280
Building Material and Supplies Dealers23.6849260
Spectator Sports23.6749240
Rental and Leasing Services23.6449180
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing23.6149100
Food Manufacturing23.649080
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services23.5849050
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers23.5749030
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers23.5749020
Nonscheduled Air Transportation23.5649000
All industries23.5548980
All industries, private ownership only23.5448970
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing23.5348940
Gambling Industries23.5348940
Grain and Oilseed Milling23.5348930
Tobacco Manufacturing23.4948870
Roofing Contractors23.4748810
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing23.4348740
Other General Merchandise Stores23.4148700
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing23.448680
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance23.448680
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing23.3848640
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers23.3948640
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing23.3448550
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors23.3248510
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing23.3248500
Health and Personal Care Stores23.3248500
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing23.2948430
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services23.2148270
Landscaping Services23.2148270
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing23.1948230
Office Administrative Services23.1848210
Machine Shops23.1648170
Specialized Freight Trucking23.148050
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing23.0948030
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities23.0948030
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction23.0948020
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores23.0647960
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers23.0447920
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing2347840
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing2347840
Home Health Care Services22.9847790
Nonstore Retailers22.9647760
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services22.9547740
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing22.9547730
Consumer Goods Rental22.9147650
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses22.947620
Animal Slaughtering and Processing22.8847590
Direct Selling Establishments22.8747570
Services to Buildings and Dwellings22.8247460
Printing and Related Support Activities22.7647330
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries22.7647330
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing22.7447290
Other Building Equipment Contractors22.7347280
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers22.7247260
Apparel Manufacturing22.7147230
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)22.7147230
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals22.747210
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors22.6647140
State government, including schools and hospitals22.6647130
Textile Furnishings Mills22.5746950
General Merchandise Stores22.5646920
Publishing Industries (except Internet)22.5546890
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging22.4946780
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers22.4546700
Plastics Product Manufacturing22.3946580
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries22.3946580
Newspaper Publishers22.3546500
Pharmacies and Drug Stores22.3446470
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing22.3346450
Animal Food Manufacturing22.3146400
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services22.2946360
Business Support Services22.2846350
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing22.2646300
Textile Product Mills22.2546280
Other Support Services22.2246220
Educational Services, State government owned22.2146200
Retail Trade22.1646090
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance22.1546080
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing22.1446060
Household Appliance Manufacturing22.145960
General Rental Centers22.0445840
Other Textile Product Mills22.0345820
Support Activities for Road Transportation22.0245800
Home Furnishings Stores2245770
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers2245750
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing21.9845720
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing21.9445630
Facilities Support Services21.8745480
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction21.845340
Urban Transit Systems21.7645260
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations21.7645260
Textile Mills21.7545230
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers21.745140
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores21.745140
Traveler Accommodation21.6144950
Lessors of Real Estate21.644930
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores21.5844890
Administrative and Support Services21.5644850
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores21.5344780
Support Activities for Air Transportation21.3144310
Department Stores21.2944280
Real Estate21.2944280
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services21.2744240
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing21.2744230
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores21.2544200
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills21.2444170
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores21.1744020
Casino Hotels21.1243920
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing21.0343730
Accommodation and Food Services2143690
Furniture Stores20.9443550
Grantmaking and Giving Services20.843260
Rubber Product Manufacturing20.7643180
Other Wood Product Manufacturing20.6742990
Wood Product Manufacturing20.6342910
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing20.642840
Sawmills and Wood Preservation20.5942830
Employment Services20.5242670
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.5142660
Fabric Mills20.4842600
Inland Water Transportation20.4442520
Activities Related to Real Estate20.3742370
Miscellaneous Store Retailers20.3542330
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media20.2942200
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting20.1841980
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry20.1641930
Support Activities for Crop Production20.1641930
Food Services and Drinking Places20.1641920
Specialty Food Stores20.0841770
Special Food Services20.0441680
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions19.9841560
Local Messengers and Local Delivery19.8441270
Personal and Laundry Services19.7841150
Food and Beverage Stores19.6740910
Grocery Stores19.4640480
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing19.4540460
Electronics and Appliance Stores19.3840300
Social Advocacy Organizations19.3440230
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)19.0439610
Repair and Maintenance18.9239350
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation18.8239150
Automotive Repair and Maintenance18.8239140
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance18.7639010
Other Personal Services18.6738840
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance18.5638610
Individual and Family Services18.5238520
Social Assistance18.4738420
School and Employee Bus Transportation17.8937210
Used Merchandise Stores17.7136850
Vocational Rehabilitation Services17.4936370
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities17.1535670
Amusement Parks and Arcades16.9835320

Not all industries pay the same for Recycling Coordinators.

One of the easiest way to increase your salary is to change industries and find a higher paying one.

Highest paying states


Another simple way to boost your pay as A Recycling Coordinator is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t mean you will make more overall. This is because the expenses at DC may be 2x higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to the BLS, the highest paid / most successful Recycling Coordinators are in the states of DC, AK, RI, WA and DE. The average salary in DC is $64690.

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