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Highest Paying Cities for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for occupational health and safety technicians (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 technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $90,340, Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington is the highest paying city for occupational health and safety technicians. It is followed by Grand Junction, Colorado (average annual salary $84,240). 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 technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$90,340
50
2 Grand Junction, Colorado
$84,240
30
3 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$81,340
110
4 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$74,080
40
5 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$72,190
140
6 Knoxville, Tennessee
$69,960
140
7 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$68,380
60
8 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$67,990
50
9 Corpus Christi, Texas
$67,820
70
10 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$67,710
340
11 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$66,490
30
12 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$65,270
30
13 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$63,990
260
14 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$63,830
100
15 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$62,640
50
16 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$62,550
80
17 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$62,160
30
18 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$60,240
40
19 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$59,510
110
20 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$58,880
440
21 Longview, Texas
$58,810
40
22 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$58,360
750
23 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$57,770
140
24 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$57,510
70
25 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$57,400
50
26 Richmond, Virginia
$56,960
50
27 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$56,950
200
28 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$56,620
100
29 Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$55,790
n/a
30 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$55,520
600
31 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$55,040
110
32 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$54,640
50
33 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$54,330
30
34 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$52,960
80
35 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$52,930
160
36 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$52,610
40
37 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$52,580
140
38 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$52,430
320
39 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$52,260
70
40 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$52,240
60
41 Akron, Ohio
$52,080
30
42 Memphis, Tennessee
$52,070
120
43 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$52,000
120
44 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$51,500
110
45 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$51,240
90
46 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$50,830
200
47 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$50,610
60
48 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$50,520
100
49 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$50,480
130
50 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$50,300
40
51 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$50,210
100
52 Syracuse, New York
$50,020
40
53 Toledo, Ohio
$49,750
50
54 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$49,110
430
55 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$49,050
40
56 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$49,000
40
57 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$48,960
630
58 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$48,730
200
59 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$48,550
70
60 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$47,850
40
61 Salt Lake City, Utah
$47,480
140
62 Evansville, Kentucky
$47,380
30
63 Erie, Pennsylvania
$47,210
n/a
64 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$47,040
50
65 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$46,920
1,050
66 Jacksonville, Florida
$46,840
60
67 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$46,820
40
68 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$46,820
40
69 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$46,670
200
70 Columbus, Ohio
$46,600
160
71 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$46,570
80
72 Madison, Wisconsin
$46,510
50
73 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$45,930
70
74 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$45,910
120
75 Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$45,670
n/a
76 Kansas City, Missouri
$44,960
110
77 St Louis, Missouri
$44,640
150
78 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$44,210
240
79 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$44,040
100
80 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$43,930
100
81 Holland-Grand Haven, Michigan
$43,300
30
82 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$43,100
30
83 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$42,990
30
84 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$42,350
300
85 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$42,350
40
86 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$42,140
270
87 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$41,870
60
88 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$41,410
30
89 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$40,970
40
90 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$40,960
60
91 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$40,330
310
92 Midland, Texas
$39,970
50
93 Dayton, Ohio
$39,700
60
94 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$38,890
100
95 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$38,860
50
96 New Haven, Connecticut
$38,650
40
97 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$38,610
70
98 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$38,310
n/a
99 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$38,180
40
100 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$37,640
100
See also: Highest paying industries for occupational health and safety technicians.