Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,130
25th Percentile Wage
$44,170
50th Percentile Wage
$66,990
75th Percentile Wage
$78,010
90th Percentile Wage
$91,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,130.

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
$66,990
-0.34% 23.84%
2016
$67,220
6.52% -
2015
$62,840
2.20% -
2014
$61,460
7.96% -
2013
$56,570
9.81% -
2012
$51,020
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in state of New York ranges from $29,500 to $68,550. The highest paying area for hazardous materials removal workers in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $68,550. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Nassau-Suffolk (mean annual salary $65,230). The lowest paying area is Binghamton with a median annual salary of $29,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$68,550
Nassau-Suffolk
$65,230
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$64,840
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$61,270
Utica-Rome
$60,440
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$54,690
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$50,660
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$48,410
Syracuse
$44,260
Rochester
$37,020
Binghamton
$29,500




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