Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,040
25th Percentile Wage
$47,660
50th Percentile Wage
$62,220
75th Percentile Wage
$79,390
90th Percentile Wage
$99,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,040.

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
$62,220
4.77% 12.71%
2016
$59,250
0.34% -
2015
$59,050
-5.50% -
2014
$62,300
7.19% -
2013
$57,820
6.07% -
2012
$54,310
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Montana ranges from $47,410 to $74,070. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Montana is Billings with a median annual salary of $74,070. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Central Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $68,240). The lowest paying area is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Billings
$74,070
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$68,240
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$66,760
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$62,400
Great Falls
$60,100
Missoula
$51,240
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$47,410




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