There are currently an estimated 83,700 occupational health specialists in the United States. The occupational health specialist job market is expected to grow by 8.1% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are occupational health specialists?
CareerExplorer rates occupational health specialists with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 9,500 occupational health specialists. That number is based on 6,800 additional occupational health specialists, and the retirement of 2,700 existing occupational health specialists.
What’s the supply of occupational health specialists?
The occupational health specialist industry is concentrated in Texas, California, Ohio
Occupational Health Specialist job market by state
|State Name||Employed Occupational Health Specialists|
|District of Columbia||500|