Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety specialists in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists among Alaska cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$118,550
75th Percentile Wage
$102,560
50th Percentile Wage
$80,740
25th Percentile Wage
$65,450
10th Percentile Wage
$52,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$57.00
75th Percentile Wage
$49.31
50th Percentile Wage
$38.82
25th Percentile Wage
$31.47
10th Percentile Wage
$25.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.00. The median hourly salary is $38.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.27.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $80,740 9.82%
2013 $73,520 3.45%
2012 $71,070 -2.51%
2011 $72,900 -5.31%
2010 $76,990 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for occupational health and safety specialists in state of Alaska from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 4.87%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.45%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Wage in Alaska vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$80,740
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$72,770
Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$55,080

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Alaska Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Alaska ranges from $62,660 to $90,600. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Alaska is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $90,600. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Anchorage (mean annual salary $81,800). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$90,600
Anchorage
$81,800
Fairbanks
$69,990
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$62,660

Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary by State

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