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Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of hazardous materials removal workers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare hazardous materials removal worker salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,920
25th Percentile Wage
$36,980
50th Percentile Wage
$49,060
75th Percentile Wage
$64,310
90th Percentile Wage
$79,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $79,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid hazardous materials removal workers is $27,920.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,060
0.77% 5.30%
2016
$48,680
-4.77% -
2015
$51,000
4.08% -
2014
$48,920
1.68% -
2013
$48,100
3.41% -
2012
$46,460
- -

Compare Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of hazardous materials removal workers in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $67,850. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $42,950). For detailed hazardous materials removal worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$67,850
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$55,860
Federal government, including USPS
$55,860
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$49,060
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$48,960
State government, including schools and hospitals
$46,050
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$43,190
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$42,950

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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