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
$37,210
25th Percentile Wage
$56,310
50th Percentile Wage
$76,910
75th Percentile Wage
$94,860
90th Percentile Wage
$109,830

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 $109,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $37,210.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,910
-2.83% 7.98%
2016
$79,090
-2.64% -
2015
$81,180
1.66% -
2014
$79,830
7.59% -
2013
$73,770
4.07% -
2012
$70,770
- -

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 eleven 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 $82,990. The lowest paying industry is the other insurance related activities industry (annual salary $65,350). 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
$82,990
Insurance Carriers
$82,390
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$80,850
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$76,680
Depository Credit Intermediation
$75,340
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$74,070
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$68,700
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$67,990
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$67,480
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$67,100
Other Insurance Related Activities
$65,350

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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