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

The salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists 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 salaries in different industries within the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,620
25th Percentile Wage
$42,010
50th Percentile Wage
$58,030
75th Percentile Wage
$72,050
90th Percentile Wage
$86,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists 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 is $86,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $29,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,0308.29%-27.66%
201553,220-18.77%-
201463,210-8.21%-
201368,400-8.30%-
201274,080--

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

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

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
$58,030
Support Activities for Crop Production
$57,300

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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