Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Salary

The average pay for an Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician is $56,177 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$38,764 - $76,213
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$76K
MEDIAN: $56,177
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$12.66 - $31.26
(Median)
$13
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,764 - $76,213  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,082  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
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$34,326 - $77,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.66 - $31.26  
   
Overtime
$17.58 - $46.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,082  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
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$34,326 - $77,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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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.

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Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Salaries

Training
up arrow 5%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$53,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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