Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,470
25th Percentile Wage
$54,170
50th Percentile Wage
$66,920
75th Percentile Wage
$85,820
90th Percentile Wage
$107,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,470.

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
$66,920
-4.14% 8.61%
2016
$69,690
2.09% -
2015
$68,230
0.09% -
2014
$68,170
8.17% -
2013
$62,600
2.30% -
2012
$61,160
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Mississippi ranges from $58,080 to $84,180. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $84,180. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $73,170). The lowest paying area is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$84,180
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$73,170
Gulfport-Biloxi
$68,830
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$64,000
Pascagoula
$61,750
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$58,080




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