Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare occupational health and safety specialist salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,910
25th Percentile Wage
$56,030
50th Percentile Wage
$72,750
75th Percentile Wage
$92,820
90th Percentile Wage
$113,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $113,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $42,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,750
20.36% 16.70%
2016
$57,940
1.67% -
2015
$56,970
20.24% -
2014
$45,440
-13.56% -
2013
$51,600
-17.44% -
2012
$60,600
- -

Compare Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists in five industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 amusement, gambling, and recreation industries industry with an annual salary $75,590. The lowest paying industry is the gambling industries industry (annual salary $59,860). For detailed occupational health and safety specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$75,590
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$73,620
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$60,540
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$60,540
Gambling Industries
$59,860

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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