Careers in Occupational Health and Safety

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CNNMoney.com, in collaboration with PayScale.com, ranked a number of health-related jobs in the top 100 best jobs in America. This includes Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator as the 72nd best job in America, with an 11 percent 10-year job growth and a median salary of $66,500.

Piktochart (an information graph) titled Careers in OHS. It is broken up into 8 sector categories, two government categories, a nonprofit category, and a job titles category. Consumer Discretionary jobs include Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Tesla Incorporated, and Toyota. Consumer Staples jobs include The Gatorade Company Incorporated and Nestle. Energy jobs include BP, Chevron Corporation, ExxonMobil Corporation, Marathon Petrolium Corporation, and Shell Oil Company. Health Care jobs include GlaxoSmithKline PLC, Henry Ford Health System, and St. Joseph Health System. Industrial jobs include Cardno ChemRisk, General Electric, and Exponent. Information Technology jobs include Apple, Google, IBM, Intel, Motorola, and Samsung. Materials jobs include The DOW Chemical Company and Alcoa. Utilities jobs include DTE Energy. Government jobs at the national level include the Center for Disease Control, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the National Institute of Health, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the United States Department of Agriculture. Government jobs at the state and city level include the Georgia Department of Public Health Quality Assurance, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Adniminstration, the Michigan Department of Community Health, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Cervices, the New York City Department of Health, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Nonprofit and not-for-profit jobs include NSF International and Blue Cross Blue Shielf of Michigan. Job Titles include Analytics Scientist, Data Analyst, Environmental Health and Safety Engineer, Environmental Scientist, Epidemiologist, Ergonomics Engineer, Ergonomics Manager or Supervisor, Ergonomist, Health and Safety Manager or Supervisor, Health and Safety Representative, Health Scientist, Healthcare Analyst, Human Factors Engineer, Industrial Hygienist, Infection Control Practitioner, Policy Writer, Professor, Program or Systems Analyst, Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner, and Research Scientist.