Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety specialists in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists among Indiana metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,740
25th Percentile Wage
$46,530
50th Percentile Wage
$61,610
75th Percentile Wage
$77,520
90th Percentile Wage
$93,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,610
1.18% 9.19%
2016
$60,880
0.59% -
2015
$60,520
3.73% -
2014
$58,260
4.91% -
2013
$55,400
-0.99% -
2012
$55,950
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Indiana ranges from $47,110 to $68,420. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Indiana is Columbus with a median annual salary of $68,420. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,710). The lowest paying area is Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$68,420
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$67,710
Michigan City-La Porte
$67,560
Terre Haute
$65,050
Indianapolis-Carmel
$64,850
Elkhart-Goshen
$64,750
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$64,280
Lafayette
$62,460
Bloomington
$61,620
Fort Wayne
$58,890
Gary
$47,530
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$47,110




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