Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual salaries for occupational health and safety specialists in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational health and safety specialists among Michigan areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Michigan (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,340
25th Percentile Wage
$53,110
50th Percentile Wage
$69,740
75th Percentile Wage
$86,270
90th Percentile Wage
$102,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational health and safety specialists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,340.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of occupational health and safety specialists from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$69,740
-1.59% 7.07%
2017
$70,850
0.73% -
2016
$70,330
-3.16% -
2015
$72,550
6.12% -
2014
$68,110
-1.09% -
2013
$68,850
5.87% -
2012
$64,810
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Michigan Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational health and safety specialists in state of Michigan ranges from $60,560 to $77,300. The highest paying area for occupational health and safety specialists in Michigan is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $77,300. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Ann Arbor (mean annual salary $74,790). The lowest paying area is Saginaw-Saginaw Township North with a median annual salary of $60,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$77,300
Ann Arbor
$74,790
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$73,470
Battle Creek
$73,310
Midland
$72,810
Kalamazoo-Portage
$72,500
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$71,590
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$66,390
Holland-Grand Haven
$65,460
South Bend-Mishawaka
$65,240
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$65,190
Lansing-East Lansing
$63,680
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$62,710
Flint
$62,630
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$61,320
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$61,220
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$60,560




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