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

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

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,340
25th Percentile Wage
$50,080
50th Percentile Wage
$64,340
75th Percentile Wage
$85,870
90th Percentile Wage
$104,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in the industry sector of retail 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 $104,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $39,340.

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 retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,3402.27%11.31%
201562,880-2.29%-
201464,32018.66%-
201352,320-9.06%-
201257,060--

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

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in three industries in the retail 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 nonstore retailers industry with an annual salary $63,230. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous store retailers industry (annual salary $47,570). 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
Nonstore Retailers
$63,230
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$61,870
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$47,570

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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