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
$33,480
25th Percentile Wage
$44,300
50th Percentile Wage
$61,860
75th Percentile Wage
$79,000
90th Percentile Wage
$97,750

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 $97,750. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $33,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,860
-3.35% 1.41%
2016
$63,930
-2.16% -
2015
$65,310
3.58% -
2014
$62,970
1.70% -
2013
$61,900
1.47% -
2012
$60,990
- -

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 31 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 $98,080. The lowest paying industry is the freight transportation arrangement industry (annual salary $50,600). 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
$98,080
Pipeline Transportation
$85,070
Other Pipeline Transportation
$84,120
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$81,640
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$76,660
Scheduled Air Transportation
$75,060
Rail Transportation
$73,230
Rail Transportation
$73,230
Air Transportation
$72,200
Postal Service (federal government)
$71,260
Postal Service (federal government)
$71,260
Water Transportation
$69,820
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$68,260
Couriers and Messengers
$68,240
Warehousing and Storage
$68,070
Warehousing and Storage
$68,070
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$66,010
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$64,030
Inland Water Transportation
$63,780
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$62,550
Urban Transit Systems
$61,740
Support Activities for Transportation
$59,340
Charter Bus Industry
$58,840
Specialized Freight Trucking
$56,730
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$56,500
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$56,280
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$56,050
General Freight Trucking
$55,160
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$54,030
Truck Transportation
$51,140
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$50,600

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




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