Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for hazardous materials removal workers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of hazardous materials removal workers among Illinois metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,250
25th Percentile Wage
$34,940
50th Percentile Wage
$46,120
75th Percentile Wage
$69,500
90th Percentile Wage
$79,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of hazardous materials removal workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,120
11.84% -12.16%
2016
$40,660
0.02% -
2015
$40,650
-4.48% -
2014
$42,470
-4.83% -
2013
$44,520
-16.19% -
2012
$51,730
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in state of Illinois ranges from $37,290 to $53,770. The highest paying area for hazardous materials removal workers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $53,770. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $50,260). The lowest paying area is West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$53,770
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$50,260
Champaign-Urbana
$38,340
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$37,290




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