Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners


Clean and repair septic tanks, sewer lines, or drains. May patch walls and partitions of tank, replace damaged drain tile, or repair breaks in underground piping.


Top Industry of Employment

  1. Miscellaneous Repair Shops

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 650 12.71 9.40 14.36 26,430 19,540 29,870
Joplin MSA 10 10.32 5.80 12.58 21,460 12,060 26,160
St Louis MSA 400 15.07 11.59 16.81 31,340 24,120 34,950
Southwest Region* 10 10.32 5.80 12.58 21,460 12,058 26,161
St. Louis County* 150 16.11 11.35 18.49 33,508 23,617 38,454

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
St Louis MSA 260 270 10 3.85 7 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)
or training in one of the following
Plumbing Technology/Plumber (NEW)