December 30, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Recycling occupations

Median annual wages, selected occupations in remediation and other waste management services, 2010
Occupation Median annual wage

General and operations managers




Sales representatives, wholesale manufacturing, except technical and scientific products


Sales representatives, services, all other


Industrial machinery mechanics


Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists


Refuse and recyclable material collectors


Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand


These data are featured in the TED article, Recycling occupations.




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