The opportunities for careers in safety, health and environment are limitless, and they are open to everyone with the interest and aptitude previously described. College and universities with degree programs in safety continue to report success in placing their graduates in good jobs, with very substantial starting salaries.
According to a recent survey of ASSE members, the largest employer groups are insurance, service industries, construction, manufacturing, consulting firms and the government.
Typical job titles include Safety Specialist, Safety Officer, Safety Manager, Safety Trainer, Safety Inspector, Compliance Officer, Safety Manager, Safety Director and Safety Administrator. Related fields include industrial hygiene, fire protection, risk management, security, environmental engineering and loss control.