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 amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,600
25th Percentile Wage
$46,630
50th Percentile Wage
$60,880
75th Percentile Wage
$75,760
90th Percentile Wage
$90,750

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 $90,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.60
25th Percentile Wage
$22.42
50th Percentile Wage
$29.27
75th Percentile Wage
$36.43
90th Percentile Wage
$43.63

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.63. The median hourly salary is $29.27. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.60.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,8800.59%8.10%
201560,5203.73%-
201458,2604.91%-
201355,400-0.99%-
201255,950--

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 $46,510 to $70,760. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Indiana is Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $70,760. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Terre Haute (mean annual salary $69,350). The lowest paying area is Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$70,760
Terre Haute
$69,350
Columbus
$67,220
Elkhart-Goshen
$62,480
Lafayette
$62,460
Indianapolis-Carmel
$61,220
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$58,110
Fort Wayne
$54,930
Gary
$53,740
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$46,510



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