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Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in Texas

Is Texas a good place for you to work as a Hazardous Materials Removal Worker?

20.7% Jobs Projection
$36,440 Median Salary
640 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in Texas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Work in Texas?

In 2018, there were 4,370 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers working in the state.

There were 4,130 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in TX Employment Trend

The typical state has 540 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers working in it, which means Texas has more Hazardous Materials Removal Workers than average.

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 20.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.1%.

Job Projections for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 640 annual job openings, and 5,140 total jobs in 2026 for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,700 annual jobs and 54,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers ranged from $26,630 to $60,690 with $36,440 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.8 to $29.18. The median hourly rate was $17.52.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.73 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.79.

The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas Metros for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Hazardous Materials Removal Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,530 $37,420
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,260 $35,770
Austin-Round Rock, TX 320 $36,820
Amarillo, TX 190 $70,110
Longview, TX 150 $32,990
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 70 $35,690

Top States for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Employment

View the list below to see where most Hazardous Materials Removal Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 6,480 $44,300
New York 4,460 $64,400
Texas 4,370 $36,440
Ohio 2,440 $46,170
Pennsylvania 1,600 $47,360
Florida 1,590 $36,250
North Carolina 1,530 $28,480
Massachusetts 1,310 $44,440
Washington 1,260 $59,940
Colorado 1,210 $40,930
Virginia 1,130 $37,960
New Jersey 1,080 $57,340
Maryland 1,080 $38,900
Georgia 940 $43,700
Louisiana 890 $37,130
Indiana 840 $39,730
Illinois 720 $55,010
Michigan 650 $43,110
Alabama 640 $38,530
Connecticut 630 $37,630

Below are the states where Hazardous Materials Removal Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $64,400
Washington $59,940
Alaska $57,600
New Jersey $57,340
North Dakota $57,080
Tennessee $56,360
Hawaii $56,220
Illinois $55,010
New Mexico $53,350
Montana $48,490

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