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Highest Paying Cities for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

The top 100 highest paying cities for hazardous materials removal workers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of hazardous materials removal workers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $86,710, Fairbanks, Alaska is the highest paying city for hazardous materials removal workers. It is followed by Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington (average annual salary $74,790). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of hazardous materials removal workers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Fairbanks, Alaska
$86,710
50
2 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$74,790
590
3 Knoxville, Tennessee
$71,720
370
4 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$69,100
160
5 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$68,310
150
6 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$65,790
5,030
7 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$65,630
180
8 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$64,840
2,160
9 Amarillo, Texas
$64,360
190
10 Duluth, Wisconsin
$62,220
70
11 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$61,270
90
12 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$57,600
430
13 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$57,410
480
14 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$57,340
340
15 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$56,750
50
16 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$55,240
300
17 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$54,500
40
18 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$53,000
230
19 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$52,970
360
20 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$52,800
410
21 Camden, New Jersey
$52,180
180
22 Honolulu, Hawaii
$51,820
200
23 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$51,810
260
24 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$51,170
380
25 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$50,140
130
26 Anchorage, Alaska
$49,630
290
27 Gary, Indiana
$47,580
240
28 Evansville, Kentucky
$47,100
60
29 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$46,850
60
30 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$45,930
430
31 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$45,690
510
32 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$45,550
310
33 Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$44,990
50
34 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$44,930
360
35 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$44,810
150
36 Fresno, California
$44,440
230
37 Rochester, New York
$44,440
210
38 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$44,140
70
39 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$43,700
270
40 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$43,500
150
41 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$43,480
160
42 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$43,330
400
43 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$43,210
70
44 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$43,100
480
45 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$42,980
50
46 Salt Lake City, Utah
$42,940
260
47 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$42,030
520
48 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$41,860
190
49 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$41,750
1,280
50 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$41,290
140
51 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$40,870
280
52 Anniston-Oxford, Alabama
$40,820
30
53 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$40,820
1,000
54 Kansas City, Missouri
$40,820
260
55 Worcester, Massachusetts
$40,780
50
56 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$40,720
1,020
57 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$40,720
80
58 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$40,600
870
59 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$40,470
920
60 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$40,420
470
61 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$40,340
1,520
62 Muskegon-Norton Shores, Michigan
$40,090
n/a
63 Madison, Wisconsin
$39,970
n/a
64 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$39,800
n/a
65 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$39,700
80
66 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$39,430
140
67 Syracuse, New York
$39,260
170
68 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$38,600
100
69 Tacoma, Washington
$38,500
70
70 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$38,470
960
71 Wilmington, New Jersey
$38,300
30
72 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$38,120
400
73 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$38,110
200
74 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$37,850
210
75 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$37,610
30
76 Toledo, Ohio
$37,490
250
77 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$37,440
680
78 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$37,410
80
79 Springfield, Massachusetts
$37,410
140
80 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$37,380
80
81 New Haven, Connecticut
$37,350
110
82 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$37,300
520
83 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$37,290
1,770
84 Port St Lucie, Florida
$37,200
n/a
85 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$37,010
50
86 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$36,760
850
87 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$36,730
70
88 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$36,710
210
89 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$36,670
730
90 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$36,620
180
91 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$36,530
50
92 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$36,520
60
93 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$36,480
30
94 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$36,430
250
95 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$36,230
270
96 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$36,220
600
97 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$36,070
n/a
98 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$36,020
130
99 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$35,930
90
100 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$35,780
40
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