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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $77,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety technicians is $31,670.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety technicians in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of occupational health and safety technicians in five 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 merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods industry (annual salary $48,340). 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|| |
|Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers|| |
|Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods|| |
|Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers|| |
|Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .