Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety technicians 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 technicians among Pennsylvania 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 Technicians in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,630
25th Percentile Wage
$36,240
50th Percentile Wage
$45,240
75th Percentile Wage
$56,650
90th Percentile Wage
$69,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,240
-0.51% -4.42%
2016
$45,470
1.23% -
2015
$44,910
-4.07% -
2014
$46,740
-1.22% -
2013
$47,310
0.15% -
2012
$47,240
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety technicians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety technicians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $37,900 to $62,230. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety technicians in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $62,230. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Scranton--Wilkes-Barre (mean annual salary $54,900). The lowest paying area is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $37,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$62,230
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$54,900
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$53,030
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,670
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$47,590
Erie
$47,210
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$47,200
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$45,720
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$44,300
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$44,140
Pittsburgh
$38,260
Philadelphia
$37,900




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