Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,440
25th Percentile Wage
$54,010
50th Percentile Wage
$71,220
75th Percentile Wage
$90,200
90th Percentile Wage
$111,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $111,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.48
25th Percentile Wage
$25.97
50th Percentile Wage
$34.24
75th Percentile Wage
$43.36
90th Percentile Wage
$53.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $53.47. The median hourly salary is $34.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.48.

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
201671,2200.44%4.79%
201570,9101.35%-
201469,9502.99%-
201367,8600.07%-
201267,810--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Texas ranges from $39,100 to $79,840. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Texas is Midland with a median annual salary of $79,840. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Amarillo (mean annual salary $78,030). The lowest paying area is Brownsville-Harlingen with a median annual salary of $39,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Midland
$79,840
Amarillo
$78,030
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$77,510
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$73,470
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$72,380
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$72,140
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$72,110
Fort Worth-Arlington
$72,040
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$71,480
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$69,490
Corpus Christi
$69,450
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$68,890
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,460
Waco
$65,320
Odessa
$62,200
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,260
Longview
$60,800
College Station-Bryan
$59,400
Lubbock
$59,390
El Paso
$57,050
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$54,990
Victoria
$51,880
Brownsville-Harlingen
$39,100


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