Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,160
25th Percentile Wage
$48,280
50th Percentile Wage
$65,460
75th Percentile Wage
$80,960
90th Percentile Wage
$99,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $99,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $37,160.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,4600.27%8.43%
201565,280-0.20%-
201465,4103.58%-
201363,0704.96%-
201259,940--

Compare Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in 14 industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for occupational health and safety specialist and technician occupations is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $71,840. The lowest paying industry is the drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $46,450). 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
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$71,840
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$71,840
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$70,730
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$67,540
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$67,370
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$65,870
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$64,970
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$64,950
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$64,890
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$63,930
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$62,250
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$61,560
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$55,960
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$46,450

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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