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 metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,250
25th Percentile Wage
$28,190
50th Percentile Wage
$33,550
75th Percentile Wage
$42,660
90th Percentile Wage
$56,310

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 $56,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,250.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.14
25th Percentile Wage
$13.55
50th Percentile Wage
$16.13
75th Percentile Wage
$20.51
90th Percentile Wage
$27.07

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for hazardous materials removal workers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.07. The median hourly salary is $16.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.14.

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
201633,5509.06%6.50%
201530,5100.39%-
201430,3901.88%-
201329,820-5.20%-
201231,370--

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 $64,360. The highest paying area for hazardous materials removal workers in Texas is Amarillo with a median annual salary of $64,360. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Longview (mean annual salary $35,730). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Amarillo
$64,360
Longview
$35,730
El Paso
$35,510
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$35,170
Odessa
$34,460
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$33,710
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$33,240
Corpus Christi
$32,960
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$32,820
Midland
$31,820
Abilene
$31,360
Fort Worth-Arlington
$30,940
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$30,570
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$29,870
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$23,500


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