Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,170
25th Percentile Wage
$28,740
50th Percentile Wage
$36,160
75th Percentile Wage
$44,740
90th Percentile Wage
$51,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $51,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid hazardous materials removal workers is $23,170.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,160-0.44%7.47%
201536,3204.87%-
201434,5502.84%-
201333,5700.33%-
201233,460--

Compare Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of hazardous materials removal workers in four industries in the health care and social assistance 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 hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $36,190. The lowest paying industry is the general medical and surgical hospitals industry (annual salary $35,770). For detailed hazardous materials removal worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals - Privately owned
$36,190
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$36,140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$35,810
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$35,770

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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