Recycling and Reclamation Worker Career

Job Description: Prepare and sort materials or products for recycling. Identify and remove hazardous substances. Dismantle components of products such as appliances.


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Recycling and Reclamation Worker Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$32,380

Median Hourly Wage

$15.57*

Total Employed Nationally

251,670


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.