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Hazardous Materials Removal Workers (Occupational Profile)

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SOC: 47-4041

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers identify and remove hazardous materials. This includes packaging, transporting, and disposing of various hazardous materials. They may remediate, or clean up, asbestos, radioactive and nuclear materials, mold, lead, etc.

Los Angeles County Hazardous Materials Removal Workers:

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

Average Hourly Wage, 1q12

Average Annual Wage, 1q12

Entry Level Education

Work Experience

On the Job Training





High school



To more fully explore the green occupation listed above, see the Employment Development’s California’s Occupational Guide or Understanding the Green Economy.

Please note that this is occupational data across all industries and not necessarily specific to any one area of clean technology.