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Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
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or $22.26 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (57)
Social Perceptiveness (50)
Assisting and Caring for Others (48)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Hazardous Materials Removal Workers' job openings is expected to decline by -0.3% by 2031
'Hazardous Materials Removal Workers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Hazardous Materials Removal Workers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Hazardous Materials Removal Workers' was $46,300, or $22.26 hourly
'Hazardous Materials Removal Workers' are paid 1.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as hazardous materials removal workers?
As of 2021 there were 44,240 people employed as Hazardous Materials Removal Workers within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Hazardous Materials Removal Workers.
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: 47-4041.00
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