Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary Information in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of occupational health and safety technicians in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of occupational health and safety technicians in Durham-Chapel Hill is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Occupational Health and Safety Technicians in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,820
25th Percentile Wage
$50,060
50th Percentile Wage
$60,090
75th Percentile Wage
$70,980
90th Percentile Wage
$79,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety technicians in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $39,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,090
4.48% 22.92%
2016
$57,400
-12.39% -
2015
$64,510
8.88% -
2014
$58,780
9.25% -
2013
$53,340
13.16% -
2012
$46,320
- -

Table 3. Compare Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary in Durham-Chapel Hill with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $60,090, Durham-Chapel Hill is the highest paying city for occupational health and safety technicians in state of North Carolina, followed by Raleigh-Cary (median annual salary $49,540). In comparison, the median annual salary of occupational health and safety technicians in Durham-Chapel Hill is 17.6 percent (17.6%) higher than that in Raleigh-Cary.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$60,090
Raleigh-Cary
$49,540



See also: Top paying jobs in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina.