Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Training Requirements for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Hazardous materials removal workers need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Hazardous materials removal workers
Percent
Less than High School 23.8
High School 37.1
Some College 22.9
Associates Degree 6.2
Bachelors Degree 7.2
Masters Degree 2.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment Outlook for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

This represents about 43,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 3,000 more hazardous materials removal workers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 13,000 more.

Typical Income for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Hourly Income

On average,hazardous materials removal workers make $21.88 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Hazardous materials removal workers $12.80 $15.50 $19.54 $27.02 $35.66
Construction and extraction occupations $12.44 $15.68 $20.96 $29.17 $38.85
Other construction and related workers $12.50 $15.73 $20.65 $28.06 $37.51
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, hazardous materials removal workers make $45,500 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Hazardous materials removal workers $26,630 $32,250 $40,640 $56,210 $74,160
Construction and extraction occupations $25,880 $32,610 $43,610 $60,670 $80,820
Other construction and related workers $26,000 $32,720 $42,960 $58,370 $78,020
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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