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Asbestos Removal Worker Salary

$44,933 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,263

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for an Asbestos Removal Worker is $44,933 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Asbestos Removal Worker is between $33,461 and $54,489. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Asbestos Removal Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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.
Asbestos Removal Worker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Construction Laborers

Job family population: 1,001,470

Estimated population of Asbestos Removal Worker jobs: 203,208

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,090
5 Year Change:
16 %
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The average pay for an Asbestos Removal Worker is $44,933 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Asbestos Removal Worker is between $33,461 and $54,489. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Asbestos Removal Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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