Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety specialists in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists among Wisconsin 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,220
25th Percentile Wage
$53,000
50th Percentile Wage
$62,590
75th Percentile Wage
$77,370
90th Percentile Wage
$92,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,220.

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
$62,590
1.57% 5.21%
2016
$61,610
-7.68% -
2015
$66,340
5.35% -
2014
$62,790
2.85% -
2013
$61,000
2.74% -
2012
$59,330
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $40,550 to $81,580. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $81,580. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $79,660). The lowest paying area is Fond du Lac with a median annual salary of $40,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$81,580
Lake County-Kenosha County
$79,660
Duluth
$76,380
Appleton
$70,520
Eau Claire
$70,290
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$66,460
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$65,030
Madison
$64,570
Sheboygan
$64,240
Oshkosh-Neenah
$63,780
Green Bay
$63,010
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$59,820
Janesville
$58,080
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$56,280
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$54,800
Wausau
$50,170
Fond du Lac
$40,550




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