Asbestos Removal Worker Salary
An Asbestos Removal Worker earns an average wage of $16.02 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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|$25,386 - $61,707|
|Hourly Rate||$11.86 - $28.59|
|Overtime||$15.67 - $34.34|
|Total Pay (||$25,386 - $61,707|
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.Read More...
This job requires some physical strength to complete manual tasks. Additionally, attention to detail is needed as the area must be left free of asbestos after work is completed. The asbestos removal worker needs to understand company requirements and asbestos removal procedures so that the job can be carried out safely; therefore, experience in this type of removal is often preferred for these positions. The position may also require logistical skills such as maintaining material inventory.
Not all positions have educational requirements, though some require a high school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of how to use various job-related tools must be demonstrated. Also, experience in the construction field - along with knowledge of asbestos removal - is often required as well. Some positions also call for asbestos certification, which is generally issued by the state.
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Pay by Experience Level for Asbestos Removal Worker
Pay by Experience for an Asbestos Removal Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Asbestos Removal Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 163 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Asbestos Removal Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Asbestos Removal Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 28 salaries. An Asbestos Removal Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 7 salaries.
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