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Highest Paying Industries for Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

The top 100 highest paying industries for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $113,950, natural gas distribution is the highest paying industry for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors. It is followed by wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry (average annual salary $112,160). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Natural Gas Distribution
$113,950
90
2 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$112,160
30
3 Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$108,680
80
4 Oil and Gas Extraction
$107,820
340
5 Federal government, including USPS
$104,910
700
6 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$104,910
700
7 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$103,650
110
8 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$100,850
710
9 Scientific Research and Development Services
$100,850
710
10 Employment Services
$97,880
270
11 Mining
$97,790
790
12 Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$97,110
90
13 Pipeline Transportation
$96,740
120
14 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$96,510
400
15 Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$95,890
560
16 Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$95,010
30
17 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$94,110
310
18 Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$93,960
70
19 Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$93,730
40
20 Scheduled Air Transportation
$93,400
30
21 Utilities
$93,080
460
22 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$93,010
770
23 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$92,990
300
24 Temporary Help Services
$92,650
170
25 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$92,580
290
26 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$92,560
720
27 Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$92,390
70
28 Finance and Insurance
$92,210
300
29 Information
$91,230
40
30 Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$90,930
100
31 Support Activities for Mining
$90,910
380
32 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$90,510
350
33 Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$90,450
320
34 Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$88,990
30
35 Beverage Manufacturing
$88,900
50
36 Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$88,900
50
37 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$88,630
230
38 Air Transportation
$88,360
40
39 Chemical Manufacturing
$88,340
1,670
40 Water Transportation
$87,970
50
41 Administrative and Support Services
$87,940
400
42 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$87,800
1,020
43 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$87,220
520
44 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$87,210
2,990
45 Federal, State, and Local Government
$87,210
2,990
46 Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$86,410
60
47 Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$86,310
420
48 Paper Manufacturing
$86,300
170
49 Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$86,290
50
50 Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$85,630
130
51 Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$85,390
440
52 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$85,220
n/a
53 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$85,170
1,200
54 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$85,120
3,200
55 Waste Treatment and Disposal
$84,750
280
56 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$84,730
4,130
57 Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$84,710
180
58 Engineering Services
$84,590
1,910
59 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$84,180
2,090
60 Waste Management and Remediation Services
$84,170
800
61 Testing Laboratories
$83,700
140
62 State government, including schools and hospitals
$83,600
1,210
63 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$83,470
90
64 Manufacturing
$82,980
6,500
65 Coal Mining
$82,940
30
66 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$82,770
960
67 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$82,630
90
68 Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$82,440
80
69 Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$82,200
100
70 Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$82,130
80
71 Ship and Boat Building
$82,000
90
72 Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$81,630
80
73 Primary Metal Manufacturing
$81,610
230
74 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$81,480
160
75 Specialized Freight Trucking
$81,120
60
76 Rail Transportation
$80,430
150
77 Machinery Manufacturing
$79,910
630
78 Specialty Trade Contractors
$79,280
760
79 Wholesale Trade
$79,080
380
80 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$79,010
190
81 Building Finishing Contractors
$78,880
50
82 Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$78,790
60
83 Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$78,640
40
84 Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$78,620
40
85 Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$78,410
40
86 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$78,070
380
87 Building Equipment Contractors
$77,900
540
88 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$77,700
150
89 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$77,660
150
90 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$77,660
190
91 Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$77,500
100
92 Repair and Maintenance
$77,370
80
93 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$77,250
80
94 Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$77,120
40
95 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$77,060
340
96 Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$76,640
70
97 Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$76,000
70
98 Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$75,920
170
99 Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$75,900
180
100 Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$75,670
90
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