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Highest Paying Cities for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

The top 100 highest paying cities for occupational health and safety specialists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of occupational health and safety specialists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $107,430, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for occupational health and safety specialists. It is followed by Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin (average annual salary $97,070). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of occupational health and safety specialists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$107,430
500
2 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$97,070
180
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$95,880
300
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$94,790
1,180
5 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$94,450
160
6 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$93,520
80
7 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$90,700
170
8 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$89,700
350
9 Jackson, Mississippi
$87,780
130
10 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$86,820
100
11 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$86,150
480
12 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$85,640
660
13 Salinas, California
$84,400
50
14 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$84,280
50
15 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$84,020
1,170
16 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$83,980
1,400
17 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$83,850
420
18 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$83,380
70
19 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$83,190
140
20 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$83,010
130
21 Peoria, Illinois
$82,860
120
22 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$82,850
170
23 Wilmington, North Carolina
$82,550
100
24 Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$82,330
50
25 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$82,130
60
26 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$81,900
70
27 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$81,640
900
28 Anchorage, Alaska
$81,620
250
29 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$81,590
130
30 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$81,280
1,030
31 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$81,080
70
32 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$80,490
80
33 Framingham, Massachusetts
$80,350
60
34 Manchester, New Hampshire
$80,340
50
35 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$80,280
550
36 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$80,240
120
37 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$80,160
80
38 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$79,960
90
39 Midland, Texas
$79,840
250
40 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$79,660
880
41 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$79,590
220
42 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$79,470
1,280
43 Tacoma, Washington
$79,470
130
44 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$79,340
180
45 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$79,180
260
46 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$78,960
60
47 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$78,940
60
48 New Haven, Connecticut
$78,640
150
49 Lima, Ohio
$78,620
50
50 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$78,540
60
51 Springfield, Massachusetts
$78,530
140
52 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$78,320
280
53 El Centro, California
$78,310
40
54 Amarillo, Texas
$78,030
80
55 South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$78,010
160
56 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$77,980
420
57 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$77,950
750
58 Bismarck, North Dakota
$77,930
60
59 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$77,860
140
60 Huntsville, Alabama
$77,540
130
61 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$77,510
4,600
62 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$77,440
630
63 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$77,280
900
64 Erie, Pennsylvania
$77,210
90
65 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$77,150
1,010
66 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$77,140
620
67 Morgantown, West Virginia
$77,130
90
68 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$77,130
70
69 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$77,020
80
70 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$76,960
110
71 Wheeling, West Virginia
$76,540
60
72 Knoxville, Tennessee
$76,520
340
73 Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$76,420
50
74 Nashua, New Hampshire
$76,340
50
75 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$76,070
470
76 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$75,870
730
77 Savannah, Georgia
$75,830
40
78 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$75,790
470
79 Charleston, West Virginia
$75,750
120
80 Camden, New Jersey
$75,750
210
81 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$75,720
2,810
82 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$75,670
80
83 Greeley, Colorado
$75,590
100
84 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$75,410
410
85 Akron, Ohio
$74,870
210
86 Medford, Oregon
$74,860
40
87 Fairbanks, Alaska
$74,820
60
88 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$74,740
1,410
89 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$74,680
150
90 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$74,570
120
91 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$74,520
40
92 Sioux City, South Dakota
$74,380
60
93 Fresno, California
$74,180
100
94 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$74,100
1,870
95 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$74,100
70
96 Memphis, Tennessee
$73,950
220
97 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$73,870
160
98 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$73,820
120
99 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$73,810
90
100 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$73,790
690
See also: Highest paying industries for occupational health and safety specialists.