Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Oregon

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety specialists in the state of Oregon are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists among Oregon 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,640
25th Percentile Wage
$58,560
50th Percentile Wage
$72,430
75th Percentile Wage
$86,780
90th Percentile Wage
$97,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,640.

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
$72,430
5.99% 11.76%
2016
$68,090
1.47% -
2015
$67,090
3.68% -
2014
$64,620
-3.44% -
2013
$66,840
4.38% -
2012
$63,910
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Oregon ranges from $52,210 to $81,840. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Oregon is Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $81,840. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Medford (mean annual salary $77,280). The lowest paying area is North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$81,840
Medford
$77,280
Eugene-Springfield
$74,260
Salem
$73,660
Bend
$71,690
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$65,170
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$53,760
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$52,210




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