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
$41,800
25th Percentile Wage
$51,910
50th Percentile Wage
$65,330
75th Percentile Wage
$89,300
90th Percentile Wage
$108,770

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 $108,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $41,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,330
-1.79% 1.42%
2016
$66,500
1.65% -
2015
$65,400
-5.47% -
2014
$68,980
5.73% -
2013
$65,030
0.97% -
2012
$64,400
- -

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

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists in six 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 occupations is the building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers industry with an annual salary $73,420. The lowest paying industry is the food and beverage stores industry (annual salary $50,530). For detailed occupational health and safety specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$73,420
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$73,420
Nonstore Retailers
$62,810
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$62,530
Food and Beverage Stores
$50,530
Food and Beverage Stores
$50,530

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




Related:

Highest paying cities for occupational health and safety specialists

Highest paying industries for occupational health and safety specialists.