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Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary Information in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of hazardous materials removal workers in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of hazardous materials removal workers in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island 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 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,940
25th Percentile Wage
$47,780
50th Percentile Wage
$65,790
75th Percentile Wage
$76,370
90th Percentile Wage
$83,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.76
25th Percentile Wage
$22.97
50th Percentile Wage
$31.63
75th Percentile Wage
$36.72
90th Percentile Wage
$40.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for hazardous materials removal workers in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.32. The median hourly salary is $31.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.76.

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
201665,7902.84%7.19%
201563,9203.32%-
201461,800-1.94%-
201363,0003.08%-
201261,060--

Table 3. Compare Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $65,790, New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is the highest paying city for hazardous materials removal workers in state of New York, followed by New York-White Plains-Wayne (median annual salary $64,840). In comparison, the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is 1.4 percent (1.4%) higher than that in New York-White Plains-Wayne.

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

See also: Top paying jobs in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York.