Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety specialists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists among Alabama metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,900
25th Percentile Wage
$53,860
50th Percentile Wage
$70,610
75th Percentile Wage
$85,500
90th Percentile Wage
$98,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.18
25th Percentile Wage
$25.89
50th Percentile Wage
$33.95
75th Percentile Wage
$41.11
90th Percentile Wage
$47.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.39. The median hourly salary is $33.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.18.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201670,6100.47%10.62%
201570,2801.11%-
201469,5006.39%-
201365,0603.00%-
201263,110--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Alabama ranges from $57,870 to $78,540. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Alabama is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $78,540. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $78,320). The lowest paying area is Mobile with a median annual salary of $57,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$78,540
Birmingham-Hoover
$78,320
Huntsville
$77,540
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$76,420
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$70,150
Montgomery
$66,140
Anniston-Oxford
$65,180
Tuscaloosa
$61,090
Mobile
$57,870


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