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Clean Harbors
Happiness rating is 51 out of 100Below average
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About the company

  • CEO
    Alan McKim
  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    $1B to $5B (USD)
  • Industry
    Energy, Mining & Utilities

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Salary estimated from 3.7K employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.


Employees at Clean Harbors have reported receiving these benefits. They will vary by role and location.
Health insurance
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement
Retirement plan
401k matching
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Life insurance
Flexible spending account
Health savings account
Signing bonus
Professional development assistance

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 1.2K reviews and is evolving.


Prefer not to say in La Porte, TX
on July 22, 2021
Hardest part of the job is getting past all the corner cut by upper management. Problems trickle down from the top, and the main problem is the work morale/environment. Those who slack off and do nothing get rewarded, and those that work hard and help out wherever they can get rewarded by doing other people's jobs. The cliques are terrible as well.
Environmental Field Technician in South Plainfield, NJ
on July 20, 2021
Very risky Job too many dangerous possibilities. Unless your in management, sales or anything but field tech . Long on call hours every other week. Exhausting work and not properly compensated for.
Retail and pharmaceutical waste technician in Bartow, FL
on July 19, 2021
The company doesn’t care about its drivers at all the pay is ok but whatever you come in at is where you will stay don’t even think or ask about a raise because it will not happen
Insite Technician in York, PA
on July 5, 2021
Advancement is internal, I have watched several coworkers climb the ladder to supervisor and management positions during my years here. I have personally worked my way up from being a Technician, to a Wastewater Operator. Review reflects time as a technician, not time as a wastewater operator. Safe environment, lots and lots and lots (and lots) of training, and abundant opportunities to get further with your career goals. You'll wear many hats during your time here. Treat this company as a way to get into the environmental industry and develop yourself professionally. Approaching it with this mindset It pays off in spades.Pay is lower then it should be, but the other factors make up for it.High Turnover because inexperienced people expect a different environment. This field isn't for everyone.
Technician in Wilmington, CA
on June 29, 2021
I would rate this company ZERO stars if I could. I don't believe this company could put in any more effort to show how little they value their employees. Some people there have not had raises in YEARS! 3-5-7 YEARS! That shouldn't even be legal in this country. It's a toxic environment of backbiting and incompetence. Like working with crabs in a basket. Worst all-around experience of my lifetime (not just job, but everything). I'm glad to be gone.

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Interview insights

Insights from 251 Indeed users who have interviewed with Clean Harbors within the last 5 years.
Average experience
Interview is average
Process takes about a week

Interview Questions

Full physical before starting. To many people in the hiring process

Shared on December 13, 2019

Do you want this job? Because we can rarely hold someone for more than 6 months.

Shared on September 11, 2019

Clean Harbors locations

Norwell, MA
La Porte, TX
Houston, TX
San Jose, CA
Deer Park, TX
El Dorado, AR

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