Career Outlook for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Also known as:  Certified Indoor Environmentalist, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Professional Ergonomist, Environmental Health Sanitarian, Health and Safety Inspector, Industrial Hygienist, Industrial Safety and Health Specialist, Occupational Health and Safety Specialist, Occupational Safety and Health Inspector, Radiological Health Specialist
The overall job outlook for Occupational Health or Safety Specialist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 50.39 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 8.40 percent per year. Demand for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists is expected to go up, with an expected 7,320 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.67 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in the following states
Texas 6,240
California 5,160
New York 2,910
Pennsylvania 2,460
Ohio 2,450
Virginia 2,240
Washington 2,180
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
Guam 60
Rhode Island 100
Vermont 100
North Dakota 140
South Dakota 150
New Hampshire 200
Montana 270