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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Technicians in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,260
25th Percentile Wage
$38,460
50th Percentile Wage
$48,050
75th Percentile Wage
$60,930
90th Percentile Wage
$77,620

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 $77,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,260.

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
$48,050
3.83% 6.51%
2016
$46,210
7.03% -
2015
$42,960
-4.96% -
2014
$45,090
10.18% -
2013
$40,500
-10.91% -
2012
$44,920
- -

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 $35,630 to $70,840. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety technicians in Texas is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $70,840. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Corpus Christi (mean annual salary $68,150). The lowest paying area is El Paso with a median annual salary of $35,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$70,840
Corpus Christi
$68,150
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$53,370
Longview
$52,890
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$51,820
Lubbock
$50,570
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$50,390
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$49,300
Fort Worth-Arlington
$48,680
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$47,850
Waco
$46,840
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$45,730
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$45,610
Odessa
$44,110
Midland
$43,100
Victoria
$42,720
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,410
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$40,680
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$40,380
Amarillo
$38,480
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,140
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,380
College Station-Bryan
$35,900
El Paso
$35,630




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