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Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary Information in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of hazardous materials removal workers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of hazardous materials removal workers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,420
25th Percentile Wage
$34,550
50th Percentile Wage
$43,700
75th Percentile Wage
$66,740
90th Percentile Wage
$76,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.14
25th Percentile Wage
$16.61
50th Percentile Wage
$21.01
75th Percentile Wage
$32.09
90th Percentile Wage
$36.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for hazardous materials removal workers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.54. The median hourly salary is $21.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.14.

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
201643,7004.69%3.64%
201541,6507.92%-
201438,350-11.84%-
201342,8901.82%-
201242,110--

Table 3. Compare Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $43,700 in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is in the middle of salary range for hazardous materials removal workers in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 33.6 percent (33.6%) lower than that in the highest paying New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island and 10.2 percent (10.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Syracuse.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$65,790
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$64,840
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$61,270
Nassau-Suffolk
$57,600
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$55,240
Rochester
$44,440
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$43,700
Syracuse
$39,260

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