Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,410
25th Percentile Wage
$46,950
50th Percentile Wage
$63,930
75th Percentile Wage
$79,940
90th Percentile Wage
$97,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $97,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $35,410.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,930-2.16%4.60%
201565,3103.58%-
201462,9701.70%-
201361,9001.47%-
201260,990--

Compare Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in 22 industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 pipeline transportation of crude oil industry with an annual salary $92,990. The lowest paying industry is the school and employee bus transportation industry (annual salary $52,990). 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
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$92,990
Rail Transportation
$79,610
Rail Transportation
$79,610
Pipeline Transportation
$79,560
Scheduled Air Transportation
$78,890
Air Transportation
$75,110
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$75,050
Water Transportation
$71,070
Postal Service (federal government)
$70,830
Postal Service (federal government)
$70,830
Warehousing and Storage
$68,680
Warehousing and Storage
$68,680
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$68,260
Couriers and Messengers
$68,240
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$65,570
Support Activities for Transportation
$62,290
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$57,880
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$57,660
Specialized Freight Trucking
$56,730
Truck Transportation
$55,520
General Freight Trucking
$55,160
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$52,990

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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