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Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of hazardous materials removal workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare hazardous materials removal worker salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,470
25th Percentile Wage
$41,440
50th Percentile Wage
$53,980
75th Percentile Wage
$71,750
90th Percentile Wage
$80,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $80,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid hazardous materials removal workers is $30,470.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,980-6.24%27.05%
201557,3505.46%-
201454,22024.99%-
201340,6703.17%-
201239,380--

Compare Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of hazardous materials removal workers in six industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $62,540. The lowest paying industry is the architectural, engineering, and related services industry (annual salary $44,460). For detailed hazardous materials removal worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$62,540
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$62,540
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$54,830
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$53,980
Engineering Services
$47,750
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$44,460

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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