Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,220
25th Percentile Wage
$36,970
50th Percentile Wage
$46,890
75th Percentile Wage
$61,370
90th Percentile Wage
$77,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety 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 technicians is $77,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety technicians is $32,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,890
-4.44% 0.51%
2016
$48,970
0.45% -
2015
$48,750
-5.23% -
2014
$51,300
10.47% -
2013
$45,930
-1.57% -
2012
$46,650
- -

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

The average salaries of occupational health and safety technicians in twelve 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 technician occupations is the grocery and related product merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $57,090. The lowest paying industry is the machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $37,060). For detailed occupational health and safety technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$57,090
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$53,300
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$52,460
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$50,630
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$49,590
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$49,510
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$48,520
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$46,180
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$44,870
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$43,270
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$41,480
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$37,060

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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