Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,750
25th Percentile Wage
$52,560
50th Percentile Wage
$66,500
75th Percentile Wage
$88,390
90th Percentile Wage
$110,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists 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 is $110,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $40,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,5001.65%3.16%
201565,400-5.47%-
201468,9805.73%-
201365,0300.97%-
201264,400--

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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