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Occupational Safety and Health Workers

Overview

Occupational safety and health workers are responsible for the prevention of work-related accidents and diseases, injuries from unsafe products and practices, property losses from accidents and fires, and adverse effects of industrial processes on the environment. There are approximately 70,220 occupational safety specialists and 16,050 health and safety technicians employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Problem-Solving

Realistic

Career Ladder
Health and Safety Engineer

Health and Safety Specialist

Health and Safety Technician

Volunteer/Intern Health and Safety Technician

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