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 amongst Ohio 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 Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,450
25th Percentile Wage
$55,330
50th Percentile Wage
$70,420
75th Percentile Wage
$84,460
90th Percentile Wage
$99,440

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 $99,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,450.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.89
25th Percentile Wage
$26.60
50th Percentile Wage
$33.86
75th Percentile Wage
$40.60
90th Percentile Wage
$47.81

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.81. The median hourly salary is $33.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.89.

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
201670,4201.22%-0.74%
201569,560-0.24%-
201469,730-0.20%-
201369,870-1.53%-
201270,940--

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 $60,370 to $78,620. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Ohio is Lima with a median annual salary of $78,620. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Akron (mean annual salary $74,870). The lowest paying area is Canton-Massillon with a median annual salary of $60,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lima
$78,620
Akron
$74,870
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$72,830
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$72,730
Columbus
$72,070
Toledo
$69,820
Cincinnati-Middletown
$69,710
Dayton
$68,800
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$66,560
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$60,580
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$60,450
Canton-Massillon
$60,370



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