Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,710
25th Percentile Wage
$39,720
50th Percentile Wage
$50,510
75th Percentile Wage
$79,330
90th Percentile Wage
$99,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,710.

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
$50,510
1.94% 5.31%
2016
$49,530
5.67% -
2015
$46,720
-6.44% -
2014
$49,730
-4.04% -
2013
$51,740
7.56% -
2012
$47,830
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of South Carolina ranges from $39,390 to $69,990. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $69,990. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Augusta-Richmond County (mean annual salary $58,950). The lowest paying area is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway with a median annual salary of $39,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$69,990
Augusta-Richmond County
$58,950
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,050
Spartanburg
$56,550
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$56,230
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$52,370
Columbia
$50,520
Florence
$48,890
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$48,200
Sumter
$45,930
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$43,930
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$39,390




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