Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,460
25th Percentile Wage
$47,390
50th Percentile Wage
$61,240
75th Percentile Wage
$78,270
90th Percentile Wage
$98,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in the industry sector of educational 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 $98,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $37,460.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,2400.93%5.94%
201560,6701.99%-
201459,4603.03%-
201357,6600.10%-
201257,600--

Compare Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in 14 industries in the educational 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $69,380. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $55,900). 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
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$69,380
Educational Services - Privately owned
$67,860
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$65,450
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$65,450
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$63,550
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$62,030
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$61,950
Educational Services
$61,240
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$59,330
Educational Services - State government owned
$59,290
Junior colleges - State government owned
$58,690
Educational Services - Local government owned
$58,200
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$56,090
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$55,900

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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