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Health and Safety Engineers


Promote worksite or product safety by using knowledge of industrial processes.

Health and Safety Engineers use engineering to make work sites safer. They use knowledge of mechanics, chemistry, psychology, and health and safety laws. This career does not include workers who oversee the safety of mines (see Mining and Geological Engineers).

Wages $55.91 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Health, Safety and Environmental Management
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  2. Environmental Engineers
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