Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,980
25th Percentile Wage
$43,000
50th Percentile Wage
$52,890
75th Percentile Wage
$64,190
90th Percentile Wage
$81,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 $81,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $35,980.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,890
6.22% 24.37%
2016
$49,600
-12.62% -
2015
$55,860
-1.34% -
2014
$56,610
29.34% -
2012
$40,000
- -

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

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians in five industries in the accommodation and food 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 casino hotels industry with an annual salary $54,900. The lowest paying industry is the food services and drinking places industry (annual salary $50,830). 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
Casino Hotels
$54,900
Traveler Accommodation
$52,730
Accommodation
$51,500
Special Food Services
$51,240
Food Services and Drinking Places
$50,830

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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