Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,550
25th Percentile Wage
$37,120
50th Percentile Wage
$46,210
75th Percentile Wage
$59,110
90th Percentile Wage
$75,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.65
25th Percentile Wage
$17.85
50th Percentile Wage
$22.22
75th Percentile Wage
$28.42
90th Percentile Wage
$36.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.36. The median hourly salary is $22.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.65.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,2107.03%2.79%
201542,960-4.96%-
201445,09010.18%-
201340,500-10.91%-
201244,920--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety technicians in state of Texas ranges from $38,180 to $68,380. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety technicians in Texas is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,380. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Corpus Christi (mean annual salary $67,820). The lowest paying area is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $38,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,380
Corpus Christi
$67,820
Longview
$58,810
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$52,930
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$50,520
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$49,110
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$48,960
Fort Worth-Arlington
$48,730
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$46,920
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,410
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$40,960
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$40,330
Midland
$39,970
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,860
College Station-Bryan
$38,180


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