Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Test workplaces for environmental hazards, such as exposure to radiation, chemical or biological hazards, or excessive noise. Prepare or calibrate equipment used to collect or analyze samples. Maintain all required environmental records and documentation. Supply, operate, or maintain personal protective equipment. Verify availability or monitor use of safety equipment, such as hearing protection or respirators.

The Facts

Median ANNUAL EARNINGS

$75,923

Median Annual Earnings
are the midpoint earned
by 50 percent of workers
who are the lowest paid
and 50 percent of workers
who are the highest paid
in a particular occupation.

Jobs

450

Jobs are any position in
which a worker provides
labor in exchange for
monetary compensation
(note: one individual may
hold multiple jobs).

Average Annual Earnings

$74,260

Average Annual Earnings
are determined by
dividing the total earnings
for the occupation by the
number of jobs in the
occupation.

*Earnings include base rate plus commission and tips in some occupations.
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