Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,820
25th Percentile Wage
$28,520
50th Percentile Wage
$35,430
75th Percentile Wage
$45,680
90th Percentile Wage
$72,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $72,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid hazardous materials removal workers is $23,820.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,430
8.30% -12.39%
2016
$32,490
-0.25% -
2015
$32,570
-6.20% -
2014
$34,590
-0.93% -
2013
$34,910
-14.06% -
2012
$39,820
- -

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

The average salaries of hazardous materials removal workers in four industries in the wholesale trade 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 merchant wholesalers, durable goods industry with an annual salary $35,710. The lowest paying industry is the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $30,900). For detailed hazardous materials removal worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$35,710
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$32,660
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$32,600
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$30,900

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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