The average hourly pay for an Asbestos Removal Worker is $17.69.
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$26,511 - $66,482
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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 th…Read more
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Popular Skills for Asbestos Removal Worker
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Skills in OSHA Compliance, Safety Training, Safety Compliance and HAZMAT are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning.
Pay by Experience Level for Asbestos Removal Worker
An entry-level Asbestos Removal Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.68 based on 26 salaries. An early career Asbestos Removal Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.15 based on 246 salaries. A mid-career Asbestos Removal Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.64 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Asbestos Removal Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.91 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
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Employees with Asbestos Removal Worker in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 58.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (47.2% more) and New York, New York (27.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Buffalo, New York (20.9% less) and Detroit, Michigan (2.3% less).
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