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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
$37,830
25th Percentile Wage
$52,630
50th Percentile Wage
$72,170
75th Percentile Wage
$93,190
90th Percentile Wage
$112,990

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 $112,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $37,830.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,170-0.93%-5.02%
201572,8401.69%-
201471,610-6.72%-
201376,4200.82%-
201275,790--

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 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 occupations is the office administrative services industry with an annual salary $76,960. The lowest paying industry is the services to buildings and dwellings industry (annual salary $58,420). For detailed occupational health and safety specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Office Administrative Services
$76,960
Employment Services
$75,090
Administrative and Support Services
$73,750
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$70,890
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$69,100
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$67,080
Waste Collection
$66,450
Facilities Support Services
$65,670
Exterminating and Pest Control Services
$59,270
Other Support Services
$59,150
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$58,420

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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