Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of hazardous materials removal workers in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare hazardous materials removal worker salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,570
25th Percentile Wage
$34,780
50th Percentile Wage
$50,720
75th Percentile Wage
$74,110
90th Percentile Wage
$83,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) hazardous materials removal workers is $83,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid hazardous materials removal workers is $28,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of hazardous materials removal workers in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,7200.73%-26.20%
201550,350-22.11%-
201461,480-3.04%-
201363,350-1.04%-
201264,010--

Compare Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of hazardous materials removal workers in two industries in the utilities sector are shown below. For detailed hazardous materials removal worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$50,720
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$47,200

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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