To become a control specialist, you usually need a bachelor's degree. The most common jobs before becoming a control specialist are customer service representative, administrative assistant, and cashier. Hiring managers expect a control specialist to have soft skills such as analytical skills, interpersonal skills, and time-management skills. Once you have all the required skills and experience, it doesn't take any job training to become a control specialist.
The national average salary for control specialists is $76,648, but with the right certifications and experience, they can make up to $117,000. Getting a certification as a OSHA Safety Certificate will help you to earn more as a control specialist.
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 14% and produce 118,300 job opportunities across the U.S.