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
$33,180
25th Percentile Wage
$39,550
50th Percentile Wage
$49,600
75th Percentile Wage
$64,600
90th Percentile Wage
$81,640

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 $81,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is $33,180.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201649,600-12.62%19.35%
201555,860-1.34%-
201456,61029.34%-
201240,000--

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 three 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 traveler accommodation industry with an annual salary $49,130. The lowest paying industry is the accommodation industry (annual salary $48,610). 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
Traveler Accommodation
$49,130
Casino Hotels
$48,820
Accommodation
$48,610

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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