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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

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
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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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
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
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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