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Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare occupational health and safety specialist and technician salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,730
25th Percentile Wage
$47,250
50th Percentile Wage
$66,840
75th Percentile Wage
$89,080
90th Percentile Wage
$107,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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 specialists and technicians is $107,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $35,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,8400.31%-6.96%
201566,630-1.04%-
201467,320-9.27%-
201373,5602.81%-
201271,490--

Compare Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in eleven industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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 specialist and technician occupations is the office administrative services industry with an annual salary $69,800. The lowest paying industry is the services to buildings and dwellings industry (annual salary $55,670). 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
Office Administrative Services
$69,800
Employment Services
$68,590
Administrative and Support Services
$67,250
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$66,380
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$66,120
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$66,020
Waste Collection
$63,590
Facilities Support Services
$63,520
Exterminating and Pest Control Services
$59,270
Other Support Services
$56,820
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$55,670

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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