Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of occupational health and safety technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare occupational health and safety technician salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,550
25th Percentile Wage
$40,520
50th Percentile Wage
$49,960
75th Percentile Wage
$59,450
90th Percentile Wage
$68,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety technicians in the industry sector of 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 technicians is $68,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid occupational health and safety technicians is $33,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,960
2.42% 6.75%
2016
$48,750
0.02% -
2015
$48,740
1.09% -
2014
$48,210
0.79% -
2013
$47,830
2.59% -
2012
$46,590
- -

Compare Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of occupational health and safety technicians in eight industries in the 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 technician occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $50,180. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $49,280). For detailed occupational health and safety technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$50,180
Federal government, including USPS
$50,180
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$50,140
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$49,960
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$49,790
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$49,770
State government, including schools and hospitals
$49,640
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$49,280

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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