Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,290
25th Percentile Wage
$37,250
50th Percentile Wage
$48,550
75th Percentile Wage
$65,630
90th Percentile Wage
$79,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $79,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid hazardous materials removal workers is $31,290.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,5509.37%15.49%
201544,0006.57%-
201441,110-4.55%-
201342,9804.54%-
201241,030--

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

The average salaries of hazardous materials removal workers in eight industries in the manufacturing 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 fabricated metal product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $69,600. The lowest paying industry is the machinery manufacturing industry (annual salary $35,470). For detailed hazardous materials removal worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$69,600
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$62,690
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$59,550
Chemical Manufacturing
$58,530
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$53,890
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$45,180
Ship and Boat Building
$35,530
Machinery Manufacturing
$35,470

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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