Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,220
25th Percentile Wage
$52,760
50th Percentile Wage
$67,690
75th Percentile Wage
$84,250
90th Percentile Wage
$99,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,220.

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
$67,690
-1.09% 4.17%
2016
$68,430
0.67% -
2015
$67,970
0.49% -
2014
$67,640
3.34% -
2013
$65,380
0.78% -
2012
$64,870
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $57,340 to $79,380. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Pennsylvania is Erie with a median annual salary of $79,380. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (mean annual salary $75,510). The lowest paying area is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $57,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Erie
$79,380
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$75,510
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$74,590
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$74,580
Newark-Union
$74,160
Pittsburgh
$73,930
Johnstown
$73,110
Lancaster
$72,820
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$71,640
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$71,480
Reading
$67,750
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$65,600
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$65,200
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$63,040
York-Hanover
$60,880
Williamsport
$59,890
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$59,560
Philadelphia
$57,340




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