Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety technicians in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety technicians amongst Louisiana 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 Technicians in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,440
25th Percentile Wage
$35,930
50th Percentile Wage
$54,540
75th Percentile Wage
$73,000
90th Percentile Wage
$85,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety technicians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,540
4.16% 13.93%
2016
$52,270
-2.85% -
2015
$53,760
23.33% -
2014
$41,220
-0.41% -
2013
$41,390
-13.41% -
2012
$46,940
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Technicians in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety technicians in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety technicians in state of Louisiana ranges from $34,010 to $74,960. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety technicians in Louisiana is Lake Charles with a median annual salary of $74,960. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $64,860). The lowest paying area is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $34,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake Charles
$74,960
Baton Rouge
$64,860
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$54,320
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$44,110
Lafayette
$34,010




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