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 among Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,920
25th Percentile Wage
$51,280
50th Percentile Wage
$66,110
75th Percentile Wage
$82,210
90th Percentile Wage
$98,110

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 $98,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.67
25th Percentile Wage
$24.65
50th Percentile Wage
$31.79
75th Percentile Wage
$39.52
90th Percentile Wage
$47.17

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.17. The median hourly salary is $31.79. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.67.

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
201666,1100.73%1.60%
201565,6301.71%-
201464,510-0.68%-
201364,950-0.15%-
201265,050--

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 $55,160 to $82,130. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Florida is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $82,130. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $73,820). The lowest paying area is Lakeland-Winter Haven with a median annual salary of $55,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$82,130
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$73,820
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$72,650
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$71,690
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$70,400
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$68,590
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$66,930
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$66,830
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$66,090
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$64,920
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$64,900
Jacksonville
$63,740
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$63,480
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$61,670
Tallahassee
$61,640
Gainesville
$58,700
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$55,160


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