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 metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,130
25th Percentile Wage
$51,830
50th Percentile Wage
$61,610
75th Percentile Wage
$76,720
90th Percentile Wage
$92,110

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 $92,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.80
25th Percentile Wage
$24.92
50th Percentile Wage
$29.62
75th Percentile Wage
$36.89
90th Percentile Wage
$44.29

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.29. The median hourly salary is $29.62. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.80.

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
201661,610-7.68%3.70%
201566,3405.35%-
201462,7902.85%-
201361,0002.74%-
201259,330--

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 $50,580 to $97,070. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $97,070. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $77,150). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$97,070
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$77,150
Duluth
$72,780
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$67,670
Appleton
$66,400
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$65,030
Sheboygan
$64,240
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$63,760
Madison
$62,610
Green Bay
$61,380
Oshkosh-Neenah
$59,060
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$57,970
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$50,580


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