Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

in Massachusetts

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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
474041  Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 1,311 1,414 103 7.86 % 39 10 29 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Projected 2024 Employment Change
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    970  74 % 1,050  74 % 80  8 % $43,720
Construction    240  18 % 250  18 % 10  5 % $58,820
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