Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety specialists in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists among New York metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,950
25th Percentile Wage
$55,570
50th Percentile Wage
$70,870
75th Percentile Wage
$87,340
90th Percentile Wage
$104,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.17
25th Percentile Wage
$26.71
50th Percentile Wage
$34.07
75th Percentile Wage
$41.99
90th Percentile Wage
$50.15

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety specialists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.15. The median hourly salary is $34.07. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.17.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201670,8700.96%3.75%
201570,1900.38%-
201469,920-0.26%-
201370,1002.70%-
201268,210--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of New York ranges from $58,720 to $75,720. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $75,720. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Nassau-Suffolk (mean annual salary $75,410). The lowest paying area is Rochester with a median annual salary of $58,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$75,720
Nassau-Suffolk
$75,410
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$74,740
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$71,920
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$71,400
Syracuse
$71,100
Utica-Rome
$70,420
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$65,910
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$65,310
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$63,010
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$62,200
Ithaca
$60,140
Binghamton
$58,910
Rochester
$58,720



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