Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety specialists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists amongst Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,960
25th Percentile Wage
$49,910
50th Percentile Wage
$66,230
75th Percentile Wage
$82,720
90th Percentile Wage
$98,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,960.

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
$66,230
0.18% 1.78%
2016
$66,110
0.73% -
2015
$65,630
1.71% -
2014
$64,510
-0.68% -
2013
$64,950
-0.15% -
2012
$65,050
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Florida ranges from $49,570 to $83,710. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Florida is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $83,710. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $76,960). The lowest paying area is Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach with a median annual salary of $49,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$83,710
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$76,960
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$76,400
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$75,220
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$73,200
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$70,400
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$68,730
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$67,740
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$67,560
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$66,510
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$66,480
Jacksonville
$65,150
Tallahassee
$62,570
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$61,200
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$58,430
Port St Lucie
$58,190
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$55,400
Gainesville
$52,500
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$49,570




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