Collect data on work environments for analysis by occupational health and safety specialists. Implement and conduct evaluation of programs designed to limit chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic risks to workers.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 22,500 people employed as occupational health and safety technicians in the United States. The median annual salary is $51,120. Entry level employees earn approximately $30,330 per year and senior employees earn approximately $91,260 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.