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 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 New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,340
25th Percentile Wage
$57,580
50th Percentile Wage
$73,240
75th Percentile Wage
$91,480
90th Percentile Wage
$113,630

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 $113,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,340.

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
$73,240
3.24% 6.87%
2016
$70,870
0.96% -
2015
$70,190
0.38% -
2014
$69,920
-0.26% -
2013
$70,100
2.70% -
2012
$68,210
- -

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 $49,120 to $78,490. 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 $78,490. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Nassau-Suffolk (mean annual salary $75,370). The lowest paying area is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $49,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$78,490
Nassau-Suffolk
$75,370
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$74,740
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$73,290
Syracuse
$73,220
Utica-Rome
$71,960
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$71,920
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$67,390
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$66,700
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$63,940
Binghamton
$60,960
Rochester
$60,200
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$60,120
Ithaca
$49,120




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