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
$39,830
25th Percentile Wage
$46,310
50th Percentile Wage
$56,540
75th Percentile Wage
$69,500
90th Percentile Wage
$88,570

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 $88,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $39,830.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,540
0.78% 25.79%
2016
$56,100
-4.17% -
2015
$58,440
9.24% -
2014
$53,040
3.88% -
2013
$50,980
17.69% -
2012
$41,960
- -

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 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 occupations is the casino hotels industry with an annual salary $57,030. The lowest paying industry is the accommodation industry (annual salary $54,850). For detailed occupational health and safety specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Casino Hotels
$57,030
Traveler Accommodation
$55,410
Accommodation
$54,850

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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