Health and Safety Engineer, Except Mining Safety Engineer and Inspectors Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors among California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,020
25th Percentile Wage
$84,880
50th Percentile Wage
$106,640
75th Percentile Wage
$120,630
90th Percentile Wage
$133,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.26
25th Percentile Wage
$40.81
50th Percentile Wage
$51.27
75th Percentile Wage
$58.00
90th Percentile Wage
$64.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $64.19. The median hourly salary is $51.27. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.26.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016106,6402.97%13.45%
2015103,4705.76%-
201497,5102.13%-
201395,4303.28%-
201292,300--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in state of California ranges from $59,330 to $119,300. The highest paying area for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in California is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with a median annual salary of $119,300. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Fresno (mean annual salary $115,520). The lowest paying area is Bakersfield-Delano with a median annual salary of $59,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$119,300
Fresno
$115,520
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$108,180
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$108,170
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$107,840
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$106,840
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$106,570
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$99,250
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$99,160
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$97,320
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$87,160
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$61,640
Bakersfield-Delano
$59,330


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