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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

19-5012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians



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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 10013$31.64/hr$23.84/hr$25.88/hr$30.62/hr$33.27/hr$41.69/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction30$41.69/hr
Manufacturing60$24.64/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities20$32.54/hr
Professional and Business Services10$30.04/hr
Education and Health Services40$31.50/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Public Administration40$29.96/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/A$24.55/hr6.7%
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
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 10$31.33/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 10$29.85/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 10$31.43/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 10$32.54/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 20$32.54/hr4.3%
Central Minnesota 30$32.54/hr3.2%
Southwest Minnesota 30$32.02/hr16.7%
Southwest Balance of State 30$32.54/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$25.56/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 100$30.62/hr4.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 120$30.62/hrN/A
Minnesota 200$31.43/hr4.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 1,690$40.44/hr4.4%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,600$39.06/hr1.4%
Animal Scientists 390$31.50/hr4.4%


  • Maintain logbooks of daily activities, including areas visited or activities performed.
  • Maintain all required environmental records and documentation.
  • Supply, operate, or maintain personal protective equipment.
  • Recommend corrective measures to be applied based on results of environmental contaminant analyses.
  • Maintain logbooks of daily activities, including areas visited or activities performed.
  • Supply, operate, or maintain personal protective equipment.
  • Test workplaces for environmental hazards, such as exposure to radiation, chemical or biological hazards, or excessive noise.
  • Prepare or calibrate equipment used to collect or analyze samples.
  • Verify availability or monitor use of safety equipment, such as hearing protection or respirators.
  • Maintain all required environmental records and documentation.