Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for hazardous materials removal workers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of hazardous materials removal workers among Texas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,120
25th Percentile Wage
$28,910
50th Percentile Wage
$34,790
75th Percentile Wage
$43,060
90th Percentile Wage
$59,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,120.

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
$34,790
3.56% 9.83%
2016
$33,550
9.06% -
2015
$30,510
0.39% -
2014
$30,390
1.88% -
2013
$29,820
-5.20% -
2012
$31,370
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in state of Texas ranges from $23,500 to $66,760. The highest paying area for hazardous materials removal workers in Texas is Amarillo with a median annual salary of $66,760. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Central Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $39,470). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Amarillo
$66,760
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$39,470
Corpus Christi
$38,800
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,050
Waco
$37,570
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$36,730
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$35,750
El Paso
$35,510
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$34,870
Odessa
$34,460
Wichita Falls
$33,920
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$33,270
Longview
$33,170
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$32,820
Midland
$31,820
Fort Worth-Arlington
$31,750
Abilene
$31,360
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$30,700
Lubbock
$30,390
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$30,370
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$29,870
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$26,670
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$23,500




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