Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety specialists in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists among Minnesota 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 Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,890
25th Percentile Wage
$64,310
50th Percentile Wage
$78,570
75th Percentile Wage
$93,870
90th Percentile Wage
$103,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,890.

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
$78,570
4.40% 16.38%
2016
$75,110
1.20% -
2015
$74,210
5.39% -
2014
$70,210
4.40% -
2013
$67,120
2.12% -
2012
$65,700
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Minnesota ranges from $65,840 to $79,420. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Minnesota is Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $79,420. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Rochester (mean annual salary $78,110). The lowest paying area is Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $65,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$79,420
Rochester
$78,110
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$76,960
St Cloud
$71,500
Mankato-North Mankato
$71,040
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$65,840




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