The annual and hourly salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists in Tacoma, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of occupational health and safety specialists in Tacoma is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$57,320|
|25th Percentile Wage||$64,780|
|50th Percentile Wage||$78,000|
|75th Percentile Wage||$92,240|
|90th Percentile Wage||$103,510|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Tacoma, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,320.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $78,000 in Tacoma is in the middle of salary range for occupational health and safety specialists in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in Tacoma is 10.7 percent (10.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Kennewick-Pasco-Richland and 26.8 percent (26.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Mount Vernon-Anacortes|| |
|Central Washington nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area|| |