Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,120
25th Percentile Wage
$38,340
50th Percentile Wage
$48,420
75th Percentile Wage
$60,350
90th Percentile Wage
$73,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety 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 technicians is $73,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety technicians is $32,120.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,4201.69%9.71%
201547,6001.87%-
201446,7104.71%-
201344,5101.77%-
201243,720--

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

The average salaries of occupational health and safety technicians in nine 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 technician occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $54,370. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $44,140). For detailed occupational health and safety technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$54,370
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$49,660
Educational Services - Privately owned
$49,450
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$48,640
Educational Services - State government owned
$48,550
Educational Services
$48,420
Educational Services - Local government owned
$46,890
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$44,430
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$44,140

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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