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 health and safety positions, the skilled trades, as nurses, engineers – any field that might require exposure to occupational hazards.
A National salary survey conducted in 2018 by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals indicates those working in health and safety are compensated annually as follows:
- Certified Safety Professionals: $110,000
- Construction Health and Safety Technologists: $89,000
- Occupational Health and Safety Technologists: $83,600
NOTE: Salaries in California are expected to exceed the levels reflected in this survey.
Students are encouraged to review the following resources to learn more about job opportunities in the Occupational Safety and Health field:
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