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Occupational Employment Statistics


17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

Promote worksite or product safety by applying knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, chemistry, psychology, and industrial health and safety laws. Includes industrial product safety engineers.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 6014$60.68/hr$49.41/hr$60.01/hr$65.16/hr$65.16/hr$65.16/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities130$65.16/hr
Professional and Business Services110$64.51/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Public Administration50$48.92/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/A$65.31/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 10$49.41/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 20$38.87/hr0.0%
Northwest Minnesota 20$48.50/hr5.0%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$38.87/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$39.03/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$48.50/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 60$65.16/hr0.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 240$51.97/hr4.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 310$60.55/hrN/A
Minnesota 440$57.13/hr6.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Environmental Engineers 790$48.64/hr0.6%
Petroleum Engineers N/AN/AN/A
Architectural and Engineering Managers 4,120$78.24/hr3.6%
Civil Engineers 4,240$48.92/hr8.1%
Nuclear Engineers N/AN/AN/A
Industrial Engineers 12,660$49.57/hr11.2%
Engineers, All Other 1,550$51.97/hr2.6%
Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians 2,140$34.35/hr1.8%

  • Advise architects, builders, and other construction personnel on fire prevention equipment and techniques and on fire code and standard interpretation and compliance.
  • Interpret safety regulations for others interested in industrial safety, such as safety engineers, labor representatives, and safety inspectors.
  • Prepare and write reports detailing specific fire prevention and protection issues, such as work performed, revised codes or standards, and proposed review schedules.
  • Inspect buildings or building designs to determine fire protection system requirements and potential problems in areas such as water supplies, exit locations, and construction materials.
  • Evaluate product designs for safety.
  • Design fire detection equipment, alarm systems, and fire extinguishing devices and systems.
  • Recommend procedures for detection, prevention, and elimination of physical, chemical, or other product hazards.
  • Evaluate adequacy of actions taken to correct health inspection violations.
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes.
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes.