Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,140
25th Percentile Wage
$53,190
50th Percentile Wage
$67,710
75th Percentile Wage
$84,140
90th Percentile Wage
$102,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,140.

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
$67,710
1.57% 6.38%
2016
$66,650
6.03% -
2015
$62,630
0.19% -
2014
$62,510
-2.22% -
2013
$63,900
0.80% -
2012
$63,390
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of North Carolina ranges from $50,630 to $88,750. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $88,750. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $85,520). The lowest paying area is Greenville with a median annual salary of $50,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$88,750
Wilmington
$85,520
Fayetteville
$74,750
Jacksonville
$70,260
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$68,840
Greensboro-High Point
$64,700
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$64,470
Raleigh-Cary
$62,240
Asheville
$62,220
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$60,210
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$59,360
Winston-Salem
$57,880
Burlington
$56,220
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$55,980
Greenville
$50,630




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