How much do waste operatives in Manchester get paid?

Waste operatives in Manchester earn

£8.29-11.59 per hour

Based on 15 employee reviews

Waste operative salaries can range between £8.29-11.59 per hour in the Manchester area. This data is based on quiz results from 15 employees who live in and around Manchester.

What do top employers pay waste operatives?

Who are the top waste operative employers?

  1. North Lanarkshire Council
    7.1
  2. Suez
    7.0
  3. Biffa
    6.9

Who are the worst waste operative employers?

  1. FCC Environment
    5.3
  2. Urbaser
    5.9
  3. Serco
    6.2

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How are people paid?

67%
by the hour
33%
an annual salary

Based on 15 employees

What do waste operatives do?

Waste operatives collect and sort out waste from homes and businesses.

Waste Operatives are also known as:

  • Recycling operatives
  • Binmen
  • Kerbside collectors

This type of job might involve:

  • Driving a waste collection vehicle
  • Travelling to different locations
  • Emptying wheelie bins and recycling bins into the vehicle
  • Using lifting equipment to sort through waste
  • Separate recyclable and non-recyclable materials
  • Sorting waste on a conveyor belt line
  • Using a shredder
  • Litter picking
  • Jet washing bins and other waste containers
  • Regularly checking the equipment used
  • Safely using specialist cleaning chemicals

You’ll be working on your feet, and may be out in all types of weather.

This is an entry level job.

If you want to apply for a waste operative job, you might need the following:

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