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

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

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,290
25th Percentile Wage
$43,720
50th Percentile Wage
$56,100
75th Percentile Wage
$72,870
90th Percentile Wage
$94,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists 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 is $94,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $36,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,100-4.17%25.20%
201558,4409.24%-
201453,0403.88%-
201350,98017.69%-
201241,960--

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

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists in two industries in the accommodation and food services sector are shown below. For detailed occupational health and safety specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Accommodation
$52,680
Traveler Accommodation
$52,680

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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