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Pennsylvania Dumpster Rental Guide

How much is it to rent a dumpster in Pennsylvania?

The cost of renting a dumpster in Pennsylvania can vary based upon the location (city), container availability, dumpster size, type of waste, rental duration, and several other factors.

Get an accurate picture of local dumpster rental prices by contacting two or more local rental providers for quotes. Why at least two? This ensures you’re getting fair market value for your rental.

Based on several years of data collected by Hometown Dumpster Rental, we have determined the national average cost to rent a dumpster are as follows:

  • 10 yards - $300
  • 20 yards - $380
  • 30 yards - $440
  • 40 yards - $490

(Updated in 2018)


Learn more: What’s included in the dumpster rental price?


In Pennsylvania, dumpster costs are influenced by several factors, as described above. For your reference, here are some examples of pricing in various cities:

Prices are based on information from local waste hauling companies in the stated city. Prices subject to change.


Most widely-available roll-off dumpster sizes

Although dumpster sizes vary, these are the most common:

  • 10 yard: 12 ft. x 8 ft. x 3.5 ft. (LxWxH)
  • 20 yard: 22 ft. x 8 ft. x 4 ft. (LxWxH)
  • 30 yard: 22 ft. x 8 ft. x 6 ft. (LxWxH)
  • 40 yard: 22 ft. x 8 ft. x 8 ft. (LxWxH)

The dumpster sizes available in your area may vary. If you can’t find the container size you’re looking for, check with a different rental company near you.

Other relatively common dumpster sizes include 8, 12 and 15 yarders. Still other container sizes are also sometimes available. Trailer dumpsters are a roll-off dumpster alternative that work great for a wide range of situations.