Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety specialists in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists among Arkansas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,120
25th Percentile Wage
$39,880
50th Percentile Wage
$63,540
75th Percentile Wage
$81,060
90th Percentile Wage
$98,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,120.

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
$63,540
8.51% 15.33%
2016
$58,130
4.52% -
2015
$55,500
4.22% -
2014
$53,160
-7.99% -
2013
$57,410
6.29% -
2012
$53,800
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Arkansas ranges from $38,740 to $77,980. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Arkansas is Pine Bluff with a median annual salary of $77,980. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $68,750). The lowest paying area is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pine Bluff
$77,980
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$68,750
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$66,360
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$57,420
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$55,550
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$38,740




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