Career Outlook for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Also known as:  CHST, Construction Health and Safety Technician, Environmental Health Technologist, Ergonomics Technician, Occupational Health and Safety Technician, Occupational Health and Safety Technologist, Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST)
The overall job outlook for Occupational Health or Safety Technician careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 10.37 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.73 percent per year. Demand for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 2,470 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.08 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Occupational Health and Safety Technicians in the following states
Texas 1,240
California 750
Ohio 700
New York 630
Washington 460
Indiana 390
Pennsylvania 330
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
Idaho 30
New Hampshire 30
Rhode Island 40
Maine 40
Alaska 40
Wyoming 40
Mississippi 50
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