Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$75,934
Local Jobs
439
Regional Salary
$74,231
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Occupation Profile

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.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$75,934

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

Local Jobs

439

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

Regional Salary

$74,231

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

Education Programs

Texas A&M Kingsville
Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Occupational Safety and Health
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
BAAS Bachelor's 120 Some Yes

Dr. Dolores Guerrero

Texas A&M Kingsville
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
BAAS Bachelor's 120 Some Yes

Katelyn Hoipkemier

Texas A&M Corpus Christi
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