Prepare and sort materials or products for recycling. Identify and remove hazardous substances. Dismantle components of products such as appliances.
Median Annual Wage: $28,260
Education: High school diploma or equivalent (74%); Associate's degree (15%); Doctoral degree (8%)
Projected Growth: Slower than average (3% to 7%)
Related Job Titles: Equipment Operator; Sorter; Crane Operator; Bobcat Driver/Labor; Box Sorter; Convenience Recycle Center Tech; Deconstruction and Decontamination Waste Operations Specialist; Non-Ferrous Material Handler; Sort Line Worker; Transfer Station Operator