Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Salary

Earnings for Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technicians in the United States come in at around $53K annually on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technicians who answered the questionnnaire. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, slightly less than a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Read More
$38,368 - $75,189
$38K
$53K
$75K
MEDIAN: $53,429
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.07 - $32.28
$13
$18
$32
MEDIAN: $18.45
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,368 - $75,189  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,475  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$33,010 - $76,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 149
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.07 - $32.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.06  
Overtime
$17.33 - $46.47  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,475  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$33,010 - $76,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 94

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician

An occupational health or safety specialist technician is responsible for gathering and analyzing data regarding safety and health conditions in the workplace. They work with health and safety specialists in conducting tests and evaluating hazards to help workers avoid injury in the workplace and also to avoid damage to property, the environment, and the public at large. The occupational health or safety specialist technician spends their time looking for a variety of biological, radiological, chemical, or physical hazards. They can expect to work in a variety of environments, ranging from offices to factories to outside work locations such as lumberyards and logging operations. Ability to travel is essential, as they may be assigned to inspect locations located over a wide geographical area.

Read More...

Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Tasks

  • Maintain medical surveillance programs.
  • Manage paperwork including workman's compensation, disability and return to work programs.

Common Career Paths for Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


While not commonly seen, Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technicians who transition into an Environmental Health & Safety Manager position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Environmental Health & Safety Managers is $75K per year. Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technicians most often move into positions as Safety Managers or Environmental Health & Safety Specialists; those groups report median salaries that are $12K higher and $9K higher, respectively.

Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician

Pay by Experience for an Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 150 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 51 salaries. An Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 15 salaries.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Salaries

▲16%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$50,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Salaries

Training
▲11%



National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 23%