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

The average annual and hourly salaries for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in the state of Colorado 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 amongst Colorado metropolitan areas 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$136,920
75th Percentile Wage
$118,280
50th Percentile Wage
$96,610
25th Percentile Wage
$77,480
10th Percentile Wage
$65,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $136,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$65.83
75th Percentile Wage
$56.87
50th Percentile Wage
$46.45
25th Percentile Wage
$37.25
10th Percentile Wage
$31.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.83. The median hourly salary is $46.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.64.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $96,610 7.02%
2013 $90,270 23.29%
2012 $73,220 0.38%
2011 $72,940 4.89%
2010 $69,540 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 38.93%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 23.29%. We also note that the average annual wage had a very small growth of 0.38% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 4.89% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Health and Safety Engineer, Except Mining Safety Engineer and Inspectors Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$96,610
Industrial Engineers
$88,020
Materials Engineers
$108,590
Mechanical Engineers
$81,660
Mining and Geological Engineers
$103,700
Petroleum Engineers
$134,950
Engineers, All Other
$100,180

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors in Colorado Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in some Colorado 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 Colorado ranges from $81,760 to $107,440. The highest paying area for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in Colorado is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $107,440. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $99,050). The lowest paying area is Fort Collins-Loveland with a median annual salary of $81,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$107,440
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$99,050
Fort Collins-Loveland
$81,760

Health and Safety Engineer, Except Mining Safety Engineer and Inspectors Salary by State

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