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Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $25.51
Statewide median: $20.95

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians *

Area Low Median High
U S
$19.27 $24.84 $32.44
Minnesota
$20.93 $25.51 $31.50
Central Minnesota
$21.58 $27.34 $34.10
Northeast Minnesota
$18.65 $25.90 $29.46
Northwest Minnesota
$17.87 $20.98 $24.33
Southeast Minnesota
$17.42 $21.38 $26.85
Southwest Minnesota
$18.05 $21.42 $24.55
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$22.02 $26.63 $32.97

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 230 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Occupational Health and Safety Technicians most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 120 new Occupational Health and Safety Technicians to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 18,100 19,900 1,800 10.1%
Minnesota 210 223 13 6.2%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 108 116 8 7.4%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.