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Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of occupational health and safety technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare occupational health and safety technician salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,060
25th Percentile Wage
$36,120
50th Percentile Wage
$49,770
75th Percentile Wage
$67,430
90th Percentile Wage
$94,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 technicians is $94,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety technicians is $30,060.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,770
4.16% 10.73%
2016
$47,700
-4.76% -
2015
$49,970
4.44% -
2014
$47,750
8.98% -
2013
$43,460
-2.23% -
2012
$44,430
- -

Compare Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of occupational health and safety technicians in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 technician occupations is the scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $74,340. The lowest paying industry is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $44,130). For detailed occupational health and safety technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$74,340
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$74,340
Engineering Services
$61,720
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$57,340
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$54,350
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$49,770
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$49,640
Testing Laboratories
$47,050
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$44,130

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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