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Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Hawaii

Want to work in Hawaii as an Occupational Health or Safety Specialist? Read this first!

7.7% Jobs Projection
$69,470 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Hawaii are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Hawaii is growing faster than average.

  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in Hawaii earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Occupational Health and Safety Specialists Work in Hawaii?

480 people worked as Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in 2018 in this state.

There were 530 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 1,230 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists working in it, which means Hawaii has fewer Occupational Health and Safety Specialists than average.

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Job Projections for Hawaii

Jobs for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 7.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.1%.

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Hawaii Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 560 jobs for Hawaii Occupational Health and Safety Specialists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,000 annual jobs and 90,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Occupational Health and Safety Specialists Make in Hawaii?

In 2018 wages for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists ranged from $46,450 to $104,350 with $69,470 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.33 to $50.17. The median hourly rate was $33.4.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $35.56 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $2.16.

The median salary in Hawaii is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Hawaii Metros for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Occupational Health and Safety Specialists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu, HI 430 $70,030

Top States for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists Employment

View the list below to see where most Occupational Health and Safety Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 11,870 $72,310
California 7,560 $87,240
Pennsylvania 4,370 $69,520
Ohio 4,280 $72,930
New York 3,780 $73,380
Washington 3,000 $75,690
Virginia 2,980 $68,840
Florida 2,920 $65,960
Indiana 2,610 $62,790
North Carolina 2,440 $68,790
Illinois 2,300 $75,960
Michigan 2,250 $69,740
New Jersey 2,240 $80,730
South Carolina 2,140 $51,930
Colorado 2,120 $79,630
Minnesota 1,710 $76,510
Tennessee 1,710 $73,910
Missouri 1,580 $67,930
Kentucky 1,580 $63,690
Georgia 1,570 $70,850

Below are the states where Occupational Health and Safety Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Rhode Island $94,240
District of Columbia $89,460
California $87,240
Alaska $84,700
Connecticut $83,030
North Dakota $82,720
Massachusetts $82,440
New Jersey $80,730
Colorado $79,630
Maryland $78,220

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