- Transfers refuse into containers and empties public litter bins into containers.
- Collects litter using hand tools.
- Sweeps pavements, gutters and roadways with hand broom or mechanical sweeper.
Typical Education Level
Level 1 NVQ; GCSE at grades D-G
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 34% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for street cleaner is £16,790
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 693. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for street cleaner roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £16,790 per year. That is about £1,399 per month or £8.61 per hour. New workers generally start on £7,473, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £45,250
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 693 people are employed in the region.