• Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 74,530
    $48,780 range bar $112,860
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialists collect data on, analyze, and design improvements to many types of work environments and procedures. They inspect workplaces and enforce adherence to regulations on safety, health, and the environment.

What do they typically do

  • Inspect, test, and evaluate workplace environments, programs, equipment, and practices to ensure that they follow government safety regulations
  • Design and implement workplace programs and procedures that control or prevent chemical, physical, or other risks to workers
  • Educate employers and workers about maintaining workplace safety
  • Demonstrate use of safety equipment and ensure proper use by workers
  • Investigate incidents to determine the cause and possible prevention
  • Prepare written reports of their findings

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Openings 369

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