Ensuring safe and healthy workplaces is a top priority of the Labor Department. It’s also a smart career path for people interested in making sure offices, factories, mines and other workplaces are safe from hazards and adhere to regulations concerning health, safety and the environment.
The median wages for all of these jobs are also higher than the median wage for all occupations ($36,200). Here’s a closer look at nine options:
You don’t need to read to the end of this post to learn the key to making a good salary: Invest in your education. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows jobs that usually need postsecondary education for entry pay higher wages than those that do not.