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Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists in Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of occupational health and safety specialists in Kennewick-Pasco-Richland is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,990
25th Percentile Wage
$67,710
50th Percentile Wage
$87,320
75th Percentile Wage
$106,900
90th Percentile Wage
$127,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,990.

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
$87,320
-2.73% 13.08%
2016
$89,700
0.21% -
2015
$89,510
6.87% -
2013
$83,360
8.95% -
2012
$75,900
- -

Table 3. Compare Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary in Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $87,320, Kennewick-Pasco-Richland is the highest paying city for occupational health and safety specialists in state of Washington, followed by Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (median annual salary $82,140). In comparison, the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in Kennewick-Pasco-Richland is 5.9 percent (5.9%) higher than that in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$87,320
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$82,140
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$81,840
Bremerton-Silverdale
$78,000
Tacoma
$78,000
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$71,170
Yakima
$67,370
Olympia
$67,010
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$66,230
Bellingham
$65,950
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$65,470
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$65,460
Longview
$64,420
Spokane
$61,790
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$61,090
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$57,060



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