Industrial Hygienist

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Industrial hygiene is the science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace conditions that may cause workers’ injury or illness. Industrial hygienists use environmental monitoring and analytical methods to detect the extent of worker exposure and employ engineering, work practice controls, and other methods to control potential health hazards.

Career Outlook: 
Career Outlook data is specific to New Hampshire State.
Number of Jobs 2010: 
106
Number of Projected Jobs 2020: 
133
Jobs Percentage Change: 
25.5%
Total Annual Openings: 
6
Growth Outlook: 
Very Favorable
June 2013 Entry Level Wage: 
$23.08
June 2013 Mean Wage: 
$33.51
June 2013 Experienced Wage: 
$38.73
Salary Range: 
$60,000 - $80,000
Education Requirements: 
Programs: 
Time to Complete: 
2 years

Education Levels:

License and Certification Requirements: 
Coding Certification Required: 
Optional
Coding License Required: 
No
Certification(s) Required: 
No
Major Optional Certifications: 
Certified Industrial Hygienist
Career Categories: 

Types of Work:

Workplace Environment: 
Private Medical Practice or Private Company
Types of Interaction: 
Direct Patient Interaction
Independently