Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician Salary in Sector of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

The salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare occupational health and safety specialist and technician salaries in different industries within the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,950
25th Percentile Wage
$42,650
50th Percentile Wage
$58,070
75th Percentile Wage
$75,030
90th Percentile Wage
$90,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $90,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $30,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,07011.74%-8.77%
201551,250-6.58%-
201454,620-5.69%-
201357,730-9.41%-
201263,160--

Compare Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Sector

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in two industries in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector are shown below. For detailed occupational health and safety specialist and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
$58,070
Support Activities for Crop Production
$57,610

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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