Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,510
25th Percentile Wage
$48,330
50th Percentile Wage
$64,470
75th Percentile Wage
$83,430
90th Percentile Wage
$100,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,510.

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
$64,470
2.11% 1.55%
2016
$63,110
1.54% -
2015
$62,140
-0.39% -
2014
$62,380
-6.76% -
2013
$66,600
4.70% -
2012
$63,470
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Missouri ranges from $46,510 to $82,710. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $82,710. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Joseph (mean annual salary $81,480). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $46,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$82,710
St Joseph
$81,480
Kansas City
$75,070
St Louis
$66,540
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$64,220
Columbia
$63,900
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$58,200
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$58,100
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$55,430
Joplin
$54,000
Jefferson City
$48,970
Springfield
$46,510




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