Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,050
25th Percentile Wage
$43,730
50th Percentile Wage
$62,950
75th Percentile Wage
$78,760
90th Percentile Wage
$92,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hazardous materials removal workers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,050.

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
$62,950
6.83% 25.86%
2016
$58,650
1.86% -
2015
$57,560
20.27% -
2014
$45,890
-5.21% -
2013
$48,280
3.33% -
2012
$46,670
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of hazardous materials removal workers in state of Washington ranges from $36,070 to $75,790. The highest paying area for hazardous materials removal workers in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $75,790. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Central Washington nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $62,870). The lowest paying area is Mount Vernon-Anacortes with a median annual salary of $36,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$75,790
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$62,870
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$62,200
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$58,870
Bremerton-Silverdale
$54,500
Longview
$43,920
Spokane
$43,670
Tacoma
$38,630
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$38,550
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$36,070




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