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
$27,790
25th Percentile Wage
$33,280
50th Percentile Wage
$43,540
75th Percentile Wage
$77,510
90th Percentile Wage
$94,080

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 $94,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid hazardous materials removal workers is $27,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of hazardous materials removal workers in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,540
-16.49% -47.01%
2016
$50,720
0.73% -
2015
$50,350
-22.11% -
2014
$61,480
-3.04% -
2013
$63,350
-1.04% -
2012
$64,010
- -

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

The average salaries of hazardous materials removal workers in four industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for hazardous materials removal worker occupations is the fossil fuel electric power generation industry with an annual salary $57,100. The lowest paying industry is the nuclear electric power generation industry (annual salary $41,140). For detailed hazardous materials removal worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$57,100
Utilities
$43,540
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$43,220
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$41,140

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




Related:

Highest paying cities for hazardous materials removal workers

Highest paying industries for hazardous materials removal workers.