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
$35,790
25th Percentile Wage
$46,330
50th Percentile Wage
$63,680
75th Percentile Wage
$81,360
90th Percentile Wage
$99,840

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 $99,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $35,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,680
-2.80% 5.87%
2016
$65,460
0.27% -
2015
$65,280
-0.20% -
2014
$65,410
3.58% -
2013
$63,070
4.96% -
2012
$59,940
- -

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 21 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 beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $73,940. 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
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$73,940
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$71,290
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$71,290
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$70,730
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$67,540
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$67,290
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$65,900
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$65,870
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$64,970
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$64,950
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$63,950
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$63,730
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$63,370
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$62,550
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$62,250
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$61,990
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$61,560
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$61,510
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$61,360
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$49,920
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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