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Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare occupational health and safety specialist salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,450
25th Percentile Wage
$52,690
50th Percentile Wage
$72,190
75th Percentile Wage
$97,040
90th Percentile Wage
$117,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $117,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety specialists is $30,450.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,190
-3.62% 3.99%
2016
$74,800
7.31% -
2015
$69,330
5.08% -
2014
$65,810
1.64% -
2013
$64,730
-7.08% -
2012
$69,310
- -

Compare Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of occupational health and safety specialists in six industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 labor unions and similar labor organizations industry with an annual salary $103,090. The lowest paying industry is the repair and maintenance industry (annual salary $66,910). For detailed occupational health and safety specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$103,090
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$87,730
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$75,750
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$67,930
Social Advocacy Organizations
$67,050
Repair and Maintenance
$66,910

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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