Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary Information in Rochester, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of hazardous materials removal workers in Rochester, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of hazardous materials removal workers in Rochester 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 Rochester, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,690
25th Percentile Wage
$35,410
50th Percentile Wage
$44,440
75th Percentile Wage
$67,550
90th Percentile Wage
$79,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in Rochester, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,690.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.76
25th Percentile Wage
$17.02
50th Percentile Wage
$21.36
75th Percentile Wage
$32.47
90th Percentile Wage
$38.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for hazardous materials removal workers in Rochester, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.19. The median hourly salary is $21.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.76.

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
201644,44014.99%21.17%
201537,7804.50%-
201436,0803.52%-
201334,810-0.63%-
201235,030--

Table 3. Compare Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary in Rochester with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $44,440 in Rochester 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 Rochester is 32.5 percent (32.5%) lower than that in the highest paying New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island and 11.7 percent (11.7%) 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

See also: Top paying jobs in Rochester, New York.