Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in the United States can expect wages of $16.39 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Hazardous Materials Removal Workers. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 87 percent of Hazardous Materials Removal Workers are male. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$23,786 - $101,868
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MEDIAN: $40,000
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$11.56 - $24.92
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MEDIAN: $16.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$23,786 - $101,868  
   
Bonus
$1,965  
Total Pay (?
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$24,817 - $69,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.56 - $24.92  
   
Overtime
$18.74 - $41.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,965  
   
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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$24,817 - $69,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Job Description for Hazardous Materials Removal Worker

  • Identify, remove, and transport materials that are ignitable, corrosive, reactive, or toxic.
  • Follow safety regulations or federal laws regarding disposal methods.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hazardous Materials Removal Worker

Pay by Experience for a Hazardous Materials Removal Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Hazardous Materials Removal Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hazardous Materials 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 $39,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Hazardous Materials Removal Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 12 salaries. A Hazardous Materials 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 $49,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Hazardous Materials Removal Worker?

Hazardous Materials Removal Worker in Westborough:
"Didn't realize the pay was so low."
You need more than an AS degree to progress further. As with everything I guess.

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Key Stats for Hazardous Materials Removal Worker

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲29%

Late-Career
▲24%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 15%