An Asbestos Removal Worker earns an average wage of $15.82 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$28,079 - $50,704
$39K
MEDIAN: $38,957
50%

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$11.71 - $27.71
$12
$16
$28
MEDIAN: $15.82
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$38,957  
   
Bonus
$150.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,525 - $60,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $27.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.54  
Overtime
$14.90 - $34.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$150.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,525 - $60,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 210

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Job Description for Asbestos Removal Worker

The asbestos removal worker removes asbestos from structures such as ceilings and walls according to standard removal procedures. The worker is required to set up the work space by sealing it, setting up scaffolds, and setting up the air filtration system. Moving tools and other items to and from the work site is carried out by the asbestos removal worker. On the job, the worker performs duties such as softening the asbestos with a chemical, scraping off asbestos, and removing the asbestos so that it can be discarded correctly.

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Pay by Experience Level for Asbestos Removal Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Asbestos Removal Worker

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
059
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Asbestos Removal Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$36,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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