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Safety job projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

April 26, 2011

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Health and Safety Engineers
(Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors)

 employment in 2008

Projected in 2018

Percent change

  25,700

  28,300

  10.3%

By industry

 Industry

 Employment

 Annual mean wage in 2008

Mining

 380

 $69,890

Utilities 

 460

 

Construction  

 5,170

 

Manufacturing 

 5,170

 

Wholesale Trade

330

 

Transportation/warehousing 

 800

 

Real Estate/Rental/leasing 

 40

 

Finance and Insurance 

 310

 

Real Estate/Rental/leasing 

 40

 

Professional/scientific/tech services 

 3,960

 

Management of companies/enterprises 

 830

 

Administrative/support/waste management/remediation services

 1,320

 

Educational Services 

 330

 

Health Care and Social Assistance 

 320

 

Federal, state, and local government 

3,930

 

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