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

The salary statistics of occupational health and safety 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 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 Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,700
25th Percentile Wage
$37,680
50th Percentile Wage
$51,200
75th Percentile Wage
$67,860
90th Percentile Wage
$88,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety 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 technicians is $88,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety technicians is $32,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,2006.23%-9.61%
201548,010-1.23%-
201448,600-8.64%-
201352,800-6.29%-
201256,120--

Compare Occupational Health and Safety 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 technicians in six 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 technician occupations is the remediation and other waste management services industry with an annual salary $63,660. The lowest paying industry is the employment services industry (annual salary $42,510). For detailed occupational health and safety technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$63,660
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$58,340
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$57,330
Administrative and Support Services
$46,200
Facilities Support Services
$44,270
Employment Services
$42,510

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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