Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,570
25th Percentile Wage
$54,860
50th Percentile Wage
$70,030
75th Percentile Wage
$87,270
90th Percentile Wage
$103,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,570.

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
$70,030
-0.56% -1.30%
2016
$70,420
1.22% -
2015
$69,560
-0.24% -
2014
$69,730
-0.20% -
2013
$69,870
-1.53% -
2012
$70,940
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Ohio ranges from $61,550 to $84,340. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Ohio is Lima with a median annual salary of $84,340. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor (mean annual salary $74,260). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $61,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lima
$84,340
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$74,260
Akron
$73,790
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$71,200
Columbus
$70,270
Cincinnati-Middletown
$69,860
Dayton
$69,550
Toledo
$68,740
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$65,190
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$63,510
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$62,090
Canton-Massillon
$62,030
Mansfield
$61,840
Springfield
$61,550




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