Hazardous Waste Technician I Salary in the United States

How much does a Hazardous Waste Technician I make in the United States? The average Hazardous Waste Technician I salary in the United States is $52,862 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $44,915 and $63,301. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Implements procedures for collecting and disposing hazardous or contaminated materials per governmental regulations. Follows standard operating procedures (SOP) to safely handle and process hazardous materials. Assists with inspections, audits, and training. Responds to accidents and incidents. Logs activities in appropriate systems. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Hazardous Waste Technician I

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Hazardous Waste Technician II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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