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Asbestos Removal Worker Salary

How much does a Asbestos Removal Worker make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Asbestos Removal Worker

$44,308 (USD)/yr

$21 (USD)/hr

$1,245 (USD)/yr

$43,807 (USD)/yr

$21 (USD)/hr

$1,245 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Removes asbestos from ceilings, walls, beams, boilers, and other structures, following hazardous waste handling guidelines: Assembles scaffolding and seals off work area, using plastic sheeting and duct tape. Positions mobile decontamination unit or portable showers at entrance of work area. Builds connecting walkway between mobile unit or portable showers and work area, using handtools, lumber, nails, plastic sheeting, and duct tape. Positions portable air evacuation and filtration system inside work area. Sprays chemical solution over asbestos covered surfaces, using tank with attached hose and nozzle, to soften asbestos. Cuts and scrapes asbestos from surfaces, using knife and scraper. Shovels asbestos into plastic disposal bags and seals bags, using duct tape. Cleans work area of loose asbestos, using vacuum, broom, and dust pan. Places asbestos in disposal bags and seals bags, using duct tape. Dismantles scaffolding and temporary walkway, using handtools, and places plastic sheeting and disposal bags into transport bags. Seals bags, using duct tape, and loads bags into truck.
The average asbestos removal worker salary in United States is $44,308 or an equivalent hourly rate of $21. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,245. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$32,995 (USD)

$53,730 (USD)

Education

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Salary Potential

$51,365 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Asbestos Removal Worker will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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