Occupational Health and Safety Technician Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational health and safety technicians in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety technicians amongst West Virginia 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 Technicians in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,620
25th Percentile Wage
$42,570
50th Percentile Wage
$51,190
75th Percentile Wage
$81,560
90th Percentile Wage
$95,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety technicians in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,620.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.16
25th Percentile Wage
$20.46
50th Percentile Wage
$24.61
75th Percentile Wage
$39.21
90th Percentile Wage
$46.15

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for occupational health and safety technicians in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.15. The median hourly salary is $24.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.16.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,1908.07%-4.14%
201547,060-8.33%-
201450,980-5.00%-
201353,5300.41%-
201253,310--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Technicians in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety technicians in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety technicians in state of West Virginia ranges from $42,990 to $72,190. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety technicians in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $72,190. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $65,270). The lowest paying area is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$72,190
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$65,270
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$42,990


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