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Employment statistics: safety professionals

April 29, 2011

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Engineers | Technicians | Specialists

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


10-Year Employment Projection – Health and Safety Engineers

2008

2018

Percent Change

25,700 28,300 +10.3%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2009


2009 Employment and Annual Median Wage by industry – Health and Safety Engineers
Industry Employment Annual median wage
Mining 380 $69,890
Utilities 460 $81,760
Construction 5,170 $66,410
Manufacturing 5,710 $74,840
Wholesale trade 330  $73,480
Transportation/warehousing 800 $71,180
Real estate/rental/leasing 40 $71,490
Finance and insurance 310 $87,210
Professional/scientific/tech services 3,960 $79,240
Management of companies/enterprises 830 $83,360
Administrative/support/waste management/
  remediation services
1,320 $70,180
Educational services 330

$63,430

Health care and social assistance 320 $48,520
Federal, state, and local government 3,960 $82,480

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2009


Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

10-Year Employment Projection – Health and Safety Technicians

2008

2018

Percent Change

10,900 12,500 +14%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2009


2009 Employment and Annual Median Wage by Industry – Health and Safety Technicians
Industry Employment Annual median wage
Mining 700 $53,820
Utilities 220 $67,510
Construction 320 $45,480
Manufacturing 1,360 $45,610
Wholesale trade 140  $42,010
Transportation/warehousing 290 $42,230
Real estate/rental/leasing 60 $51,040
Finance and insurance * $48,350
Professional/scientific/tech services 1,060 $39,290
Management of companies/enterprises 270 $44,870
Administrative/support/waste management/
  remediation services
600 $44,420
Educational services 790

$45,610

Health care and social assistance 1,300 $40,120
Federal, state, and local government 2,700 $45,740
Other service (non-government) 60 $45,080

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2009


Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

10-Year Employment Projection – Health and Safety Specialists

2008

2018

Percent Change

55,800 62,000 +11%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2009


2009 Employment and Annual Median Wage by Industry – Health and Safety Specialists
Industry Employment Annual median wage
Mining 1,710 $66,040
Utilities 1,220 $74,610
Construction 1,980 $60,500
Manufacturing 7,750 $63,800
Wholesale trade 570  $60,920
Transportation/warehousing 1,920 $63,440
Retail 60 $60,360
Information 270 $74,340
Real estate/rental/leasing 100 $62,440
Finance and insurance 710 $69,930
Professional/scientific/tech services 5,130 $63,860
Management of companies/enterprises 1,590 $70,490
Administrative/support/waste management/
  remediation services
1,850 $68,900
Educational services 2,310

$56,080

Health care and social assistance 4,630 $59,110
Accomodation and food services 60 $52,890
Federal, state, and local government 19,530 $62,340
Other services (non-government) 400 $54,970

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2009

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