Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Salary

The average pay for an Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician is $53,429 per year. A skill in Training is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$38,810 - $74,812
$39K
$54K
$75K
MEDIAN: $53,579
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50%
90%

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$13.33 - $32.75
$13
$19
$33
MEDIAN: $18.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,810 - $74,812  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,211  
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).
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$32,930 - $76,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.33 - $32.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.06  
Overtime
$18.38 - $47.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,211  
   
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).
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$32,930 - $76,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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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

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

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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.

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Key Stats for Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Salaries

▲15%

▲5%

National Average
$51,000

▼1%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Occupational Health or Safety Specialist Technician Salaries

Training
▲10%



National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 23%
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