Asbestos Removal Worker Salary

The average wage for an Asbestos Removal Worker is $15.18 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 somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$18,383 - $98,654
(Median)
$18K
$53K
$99K
MEDIAN: $53,245
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$11.06 - $24.09
(Median)
$11
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$18,383 - $98,654  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $613  
Total Pay (?
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$23,572 - $54,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.06 - $24.09  
   
Overtime
$11.63 - $27.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $613  
   
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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$23,572 - $54,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 229
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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.

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Experience Affects Asbestos Removal Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$34,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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