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

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

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,940
25th Percentile Wage
$49,640
50th Percentile Wage
$65,640
75th Percentile Wage
$81,530
90th Percentile Wage
$99,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists 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 is $99,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $35,940.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,640
-4.22% 3.70%
2016
$68,410
-0.45% -
2015
$68,720
4.23% -
2014
$65,810
2.70% -
2013
$64,030
1.28% -
2012
$63,210
- -

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

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists in 30 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 occupations is the pipeline transportation of crude oil industry with an annual salary $98,960. The lowest paying industry is the freight transportation arrangement industry (annual salary $51,340). For detailed occupational health and safety specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$98,960
Pipeline Transportation
$88,370
Other Pipeline Transportation
$84,120
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$80,770
Scheduled Air Transportation
$80,590
Air Transportation
$75,120
Rail Transportation
$72,980
Rail Transportation
$72,980
Water Transportation
$71,560
Postal Service (federal government)
$71,260
Postal Service (federal government)
$71,260
Warehousing and Storage
$70,090
Warehousing and Storage
$70,090
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$69,420
Couriers and Messengers
$69,400
Inland Water Transportation
$66,030
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$66,010
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$65,710
Urban Transit Systems
$63,730
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$62,850
Specialized Freight Trucking
$62,190
General Freight Trucking
$61,510
Support Activities for Transportation
$60,600
Charter Bus Industry
$58,840
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$58,760
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$56,840
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$56,500
Truck Transportation
$56,090
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$55,130
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$51,340

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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