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
$34,490
25th Percentile Wage
$43,640
50th Percentile Wage
$56,320
75th Percentile Wage
$68,760
90th Percentile Wage
$79,260

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 $79,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid hazardous materials removal workers is $34,490.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,320
13.80% 27.15%
2016
$48,550
9.37% -
2015
$44,000
6.57% -
2014
$41,110
-4.55% -
2013
$42,980
4.54% -
2012
$41,030
- -

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

The average salaries of hazardous materials removal workers in 16 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 $68,490. The lowest paying industry is the coating, engraving, heat treating, and allied activities industry (annual salary $31,880). 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
$68,490
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$65,270
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$63,640
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$58,890
Chemical Manufacturing
$57,980
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$53,890
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$48,780
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$48,620
Food Manufacturing
$44,340
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$44,340
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$38,880
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$38,040
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$36,360
Ship and Boat Building
$35,530
Machinery Manufacturing
$35,470
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$31,880

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




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