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

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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 211 234 10.9 4 11 17
United States 27000 28400 0.0 600 1300 2000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 46.80 26.63 34.36 45.31 58.12 69.62
Alaska 46.44 17.45 32.13 41.77 57.13 83.97
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 48.22 16.95 18.93 44.67 63.62 88.99
Balance of State 41.08 33.25 35.84 40.05 45.21 50.32

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.