Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for hazardous materials removal workers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of hazardous materials removal workers among North Carolina 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 North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,240
25th Percentile Wage
$27,110
50th Percentile Wage
$31,740
75th Percentile Wage
$38,560
90th Percentile Wage
$48,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.17
25th Percentile Wage
$13.03
50th Percentile Wage
$15.26
75th Percentile Wage
$18.54
90th Percentile Wage
$23.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for hazardous materials removal workers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.42. The median hourly salary is $15.26. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.17.

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
201631,7400.28%10.90%
201531,6502.50%-
201430,8604.41%-
201329,5004.14%-
201228,280--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in state of North Carolina ranges from $24,000 to $33,810. The highest paying area for hazardous materials removal workers in North Carolina is Greensboro-High Point with a median annual salary of $33,810. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Fayetteville (mean annual salary $29,650). The lowest paying area is Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greensboro-High Point
$33,810
Fayetteville
$29,650
Wilmington
$27,370
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$24,000


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