Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,040
25th Percentile Wage
$62,600
50th Percentile Wage
$76,460
75th Percentile Wage
$93,620
90th Percentile Wage
$109,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.98
25th Percentile Wage
$30.10
50th Percentile Wage
$36.76
75th Percentile Wage
$45.01
90th Percentile Wage
$52.82

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $52.82. The median hourly salary is $36.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.98.

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
201676,4601.78%3.86%
201575,100-2.09%-
201476,6701.88%-
201375,2302.29%-
201273,510--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Washington ranges from $60,260 to $89,700. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $89,700. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (mean annual salary $81,640). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$89,700
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$81,640
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$81,280
Bremerton-Silverdale
$80,240
Tacoma
$79,470
Bellingham
$73,530
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$68,780
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$63,430
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$63,210
Olympia
$62,610
Spokane
$61,940
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$61,090
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$60,260



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