Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,400
25th Percentile Wage
$62,900
50th Percentile Wage
$79,090
75th Percentile Wage
$98,890
90th Percentile Wage
$119,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $119,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $42,400.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,090-2.64%10.52%
201581,1801.66%-
201479,8307.59%-
201373,7704.07%-
201270,770--

Compare Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists in seven industries in the finance and insurance 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 direct insurance (except life, health, and medical) carriers industry with an annual salary $87,710. The lowest paying industry is the insurance and employee benefit funds industry (annual salary $67,480). For detailed occupational health and safety specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$87,710
Insurance Carriers
$86,880
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$79,210
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$68,920
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$67,990
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$67,870
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$67,480

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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