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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,810
25th Percentile Wage
$47,160
50th Percentile Wage
$63,400
75th Percentile Wage
$82,760
90th Percentile Wage
$97,250

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 $97,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,400
-11.37% 0.46%
2016
$70,610
0.47% -
2015
$70,280
1.11% -
2014
$69,500
6.39% -
2013
$65,060
3.00% -
2012
$63,110
- -

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 $48,800 to $81,790. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Alabama is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $81,790. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Huntsville (mean annual salary $79,980). The lowest paying area is Tuscaloosa with a median annual salary of $48,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$81,790
Huntsville
$79,980
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$68,840
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$67,720
Birmingham-Hoover
$67,030
Montgomery
$66,490
Decatur
$66,120
Mobile
$60,430
Anniston-Oxford
$57,880
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$53,100
Tuscaloosa
$48,800




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