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Hazardous Waste Disposer - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Hazardous Waste Disposer"

How much does a Hazardous Waste Disposer in the federal government get paid? $48,329.12* *Based on the 2021 average.

Hazardous Waste Disposer was the 478th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 17 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2021, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Hazardous Waste Disposing, with an average salary of $46,791.

Government Hazardous Waste Disposing jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This standard covers nonsupervisory work involved in identifying, collecting, processing, stabilizing, neutralizing, consolidating, and/or separating hazardous waste in preparation for disposal. The work requires knowledge of hazardous waste identification techniques and safe processing and packaging procedures. The work also requires an understanding and practical application of environmental rules and practices regarding the full range of hazardous waste material treatment and disposal procedures. Work within this occupation typically requires basic skill in the use of computers to access information systems to retrieve data pertaining to temporary storage, and processing information regarding hazardous wastes. Most work requires regular or incidental use of motor vehicles, fork lifts, and in some cases, warehouse tugs. In some work situations, hazardous waste disposers at industrial facilities may be required to participate on hazardous waste response teams to control accidental spills, overflows, and other emergency situations that may arise involving both hazardous wastes and materials.

Agencies that have hired a Hazardous Waste Disposer

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 12 $46,791.17
U.S. Coast Guard 5 $52,020.20

Hazardous Waste Disposer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Hazardous Waste Disposer is $48,329.12. The highest paid Hazardous Waste Disposer made $71,730 in 2021.

Common Hazardous Waste Disposer Payscales

Payscale Number of Hazardous Waste Disposing Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 17


Average Hazardous Waste Disposing Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Hazardous Waste Disposer was $36,525. Since then, the average pay has increased to $48,329 in 2021.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 6913.

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