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Occupational Safety & Health

The Job Market

The Associate in Science degree and the Certificate of Completion in Occupational Safety and Health are designed for direct job entry and/or career enhancement. Many of our students work in the skilled trades, as nurses, engineers – any field that might require exposure to occupational hazards.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 1, inspectors, testers, and graders in the Bay Area earn approximately 20.51 per hour.

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics San Francisco–Oakland–San Jose, CA National Compensation Survey April 2003 Washington: 2003. Hourly wage is for all workers, total mean, category of “Inspectors, testers, and graders.”

Here are some resources to build your network and learn more about job opportunities in the Occupational Safety and Health field.

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Page last modified: May 31, 2009