Asbestos Removal Worker Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Asbestos Removal Worker is $14.66 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Asbestos Removal Worker Salary (?
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$19,797 - $99,422
(Median)
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99K
MEDIAN: $45,000
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Asbestos Removal Worker Salary (?
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$10.70 - $24.87
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$19,797 - $99,422  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $730  
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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$21,733 - $59,935  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.70 - $24.87  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $28.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $730  
   
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).
)
$21,733 - $59,935  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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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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Experience Affects Asbestos Removal Worker Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
National Average
$33,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 28% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 69%