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
$38,260
25th Percentile Wage
$47,550
50th Percentile Wage
$61,460
75th Percentile Wage
$78,990
90th Percentile Wage
$98,680

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 $98,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $38,260.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,460
0.36% 6.28%
2016
$61,240
0.93% -
2015
$60,670
1.99% -
2014
$59,460
3.03% -
2013
$57,660
0.10% -
2012
$57,600
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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 21 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 elementary and secondary schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $75,680. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $49,890). 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
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$75,680
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$71,430
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$71,430
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$70,160
Educational Services - Privately owned
$67,080
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$64,330
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$63,500
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$62,380
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$62,200
Educational Services
$61,460
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$59,440
Educational Services - State government owned
$59,420
Junior colleges - State government owned
$59,400
Educational Services - Local government owned
$58,810
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$57,460
Educational Support Services
$56,600
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$56,490
Other Schools and Instruction
$53,610
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$52,820
Technical and Trade Schools
$51,500
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$49,890

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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