Waste management entails business expenses during the performance of waste management activities. The bulk of these expenses comprise workforce costs, costs of amortization, energy, tools and equipment, etc. The aim of this paper is to analyze the workforce cost in waste management in Serbia from 2009 to 2015 using statistical data analysis. The results show a constant increase in the total gross and net waste management workforce costs. The gross waste management workforce cost increased by 70.5 % during the analyzed period, while the net cost in the same category increased by as much as 72.75 %.