Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for hazardous materials removal workers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of hazardous materials removal workers among Michigan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,520
25th Percentile Wage
$36,260
50th Percentile Wage
$45,020
75th Percentile Wage
$52,580
90th Percentile Wage
$60,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.71
25th Percentile Wage
$17.43
50th Percentile Wage
$21.64
75th Percentile Wage
$25.28
90th Percentile Wage
$29.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for hazardous materials removal workers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.20. The median hourly salary is $21.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.71.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of hazardous materials removal workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,020-2.02%26.37%
201545,93011.45%-
201440,6700.12%-
201340,62018.39%-
201233,150--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in state of Michigan ranges from $18,540 to $45,690. The highest paying area for hazardous materials removal workers in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $45,690. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $45,550). The lowest paying area is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $18,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$45,690
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$45,550
Kalamazoo-Portage
$44,140
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$43,480
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$43,210
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$40,090
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$37,610
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$34,230
South Bend-Mishawaka
$33,950
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$18,540


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