Product Safety Engineers

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What do they do?

Develop and conduct tests to evaluate product safety levels and recommend measures to reduce or eliminate hazards.

Also known as:

Extra Vehicular Activity Safety Engineer (EVA Engineer), Product Safety and Standards Engineer, Product Safety Consultant, Product Safety Coordinator, Product Safety Engineer, Product Safety Manager, Product Safety Officer, Risk Control Product Liability Director, Service Loss Control Consultant, System Safety Engineer

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors is projected to grow 2 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 2.2%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #25 in job growth rate
  • 40

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #22 in net job growth
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Typical College Majors

Majors that prepare Product Safety Engineers:

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★ Number of granted degrees for degree type, Bachelors degree, is listed after the major.

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (2.1%)
  • Master's degree (19.1%)
  • Bachelor's degree (51.7%)
  • Associate's degree (8.3%)
  • Some college, no degree (11.1%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (7.3%)
  • Less than high school diploma (0.5%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Research product safety.
  • Maintain operational records or records systems.
  • Advise others on health and safety issues.
  • Prepare procedural documents.
  • Testify at legal or legislative proceedings.
  • Develop safety standards, policies, or procedures.

This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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