Training Requirements for Occupational Health And Safety Technicians

Occupational health and safety technicians need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Occupational health and safety technicians
Percent
Less than High School 1.6
High School 11.2
Some College 13.6
Associates Degree 8.7
Bachelors Degree 36.2
Masters Degree 25.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 3.5

Employment Outlook for Occupational Health And Safety Technicians

This represents about 15,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more occupational health and safety technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.

Typical Income for Occupational Health And Safety Technicians

Hourly Income

On average,occupational health and safety technicians make $25.25 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Occupational health and safety technicians $14.82 $18.08 $23.47 $30.39 $38.46
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.47 $20.39 $28.49 $38.46 $48.26
Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians $18.03 $23.97 $32.13 $40.71 $49.10
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, occupational health and safety technicians make $52,520 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Occupational health and safety technicians $30,820 $37,610 $48,820 $63,200 $79,990
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,190 $42,420 $59,260 $79,990 $100,380
Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians $37,490 $49,850 $66,820 $84,670 $102,120
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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