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Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
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or $37.29 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness (69)
Assisting and Caring for Others (55)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (32)
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What have our users voted the risk to be?
This occupation has been voted '21%' by our users to be fully automated within the next two decades.
Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by the automation risk level we have generated, which suggests a 7% chance of automation.
How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Occupational Health and Safety Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 4.5% by 2031
'Occupational Health and Safety Specialists' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Occupational Health and Safety Specialists' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Occupational Health and Safety Specialists' was $77,560, or $37.29 hourly
'Occupational Health and Safety Specialists' are paid 69.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as occupational health and safety specialists?
As of 2021 there were 106,340 people employed as Occupational Health and Safety Specialists within the United States.
This represents around 0.08% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Occupational Health and Safety Specialists.
Review, evaluate, and analyze work environments and design programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury caused by chemical, physical, and biological agents or ergonomic factors. May conduct inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals. May be employed in the public or private sector.
SOC Code: 19-5011.00
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