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

The salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists 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 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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,360
25th Percentile Wage
$49,540
50th Percentile Wage
$72,070
75th Percentile Wage
$94,180
90th Percentile Wage
$116,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists 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 is $116,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $36,360.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,070
-0.14% -5.16%
2016
$72,170
-0.93% -
2015
$72,840
1.69% -
2014
$71,610
-6.72% -
2013
$76,420
0.82% -
2012
$75,790
- -

Compare Occupational Health and Safety Specialist 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 in 15 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 occupations is the investigation, guard, and armored car services industry with an annual salary $76,340. The lowest paying industry is the waste collection industry (annual salary $56,540). For detailed occupational health and safety specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services
$76,340
Investigation and Security Services
$75,440
Office Administrative Services
$74,280
Temporary Help Services
$74,160
Employment Services
$74,090
Administrative and Support Services
$72,840
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$72,660
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$71,080
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$70,060
Facilities Support Services
$67,770
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$67,270
Landscaping Services
$59,330
Exterminating and Pest Control Services
$59,270
Other Support Services
$57,210
Waste Collection
$56,540

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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