Hazardous Waste Technician III Salary in the United States

How much does a Hazardous Waste Technician III make in the United States? The average Hazardous Waste Technician III salary in the United States is $69,246 as of May 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $60,305 and $80,877. 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 independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)

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    Hazardous Waste Technician II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Hazardous Waste Technician III

    2 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  3. Up a level:

    Hazardous Waste Technician IV

    5 - 7 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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