Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety technicians 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 technicians 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 Technicians in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,760
25th Percentile Wage
$33,170
50th Percentile Wage
$40,860
75th Percentile Wage
$50,500
90th Percentile Wage
$70,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,760.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.35
25th Percentile Wage
$15.95
50th Percentile Wage
$19.64
75th Percentile Wage
$24.28
90th Percentile Wage
$33.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.79. The median hourly salary is $19.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.35.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,860-11.80%-12.26%
201545,680-7.55%-
201449,130-0.85%-
201349,5507.43%-
201245,870--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety technicians in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety technicians in state of Florida ranges from $34,170 to $55,790. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety technicians in Florida is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,790. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Jacksonville (mean annual salary $46,840). The lowest paying area is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach with a median annual salary of $34,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$55,790
Jacksonville
$46,840
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$38,610
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$34,170



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