Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

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Will "Hazardous Materials Removal Workers" be replaced by AI & Robots?

Based on the 2013 study it's unclear if this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 53% probability of automation

Projected Growth

7%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$40,640

or $19.54 hourly

People Employed

44,280

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 311 out of 706

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Job description

Identify, remove, pack, transport, or dispose of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead-based paint, waste oil, fuel, transmission fluid, radioactive materials, or contaminated soil. Specialized training and certification in hazardous materials handling or a confined entry permit are generally required. May operate earth-moving equipment or trucks.

SOC Code: 47-4041

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