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

The highest paying states 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 of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $121,200, Alaska is the highest paying state for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors. It is followed by California (average annual salary $109,840). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in a specific state, use the links in the table.

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

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Alaska
$121,200
$65,390 190
2 California
$109,840
$72,020 2,780
3 New Mexico
$106,010
$61,670 300
4 New Jersey
$105,680
$65,960 450
5 District of Columbia
$101,380
$67,770 160
6 Texas
$98,940
$55,940 3,400
7 Maryland
$97,700
$61,340 800
8 Alabama
$97,430
$63,300 380
9 Pennsylvania
$96,750
$60,480 1,030
10 Connecticut
$96,460
$68,210 160
11 Idaho
$94,520
$58,030 160
12 Colorado
$93,960
$66,280 390
13 Missouri
$89,940
$45,720 340
14 Washington
$89,790
$53,160 470
15 New York
$89,040
$55,970 2,050
16 Virginia
$89,010
$54,900 520
17 Ohio
$88,050
$57,570 550
18 Massachusetts
$87,850
$59,860 650
19 New Hampshire
$87,480
$66,670 90
20 Nevada
$87,090
$54,080 170
21 Oregon
$86,880
$55,040 150
22 Michigan
$86,350
$54,050 700
23 Minnesota
$85,070
$55,490 460
24 Kentucky
$84,790
$44,850 260
25 Hawaii
$84,530
$49,860 80
26 Louisiana
$84,360
$37,060 570
27 Illinois
$83,860
$51,420 620
28 Oklahoma
$83,510
$55,430 480
29 Delaware
$80,760
$63,480 150
30 West Virginia
$80,760
$53,490 170
31 Rhode Island
$80,310
$47,700 40
32 Kansas
$79,140
$51,520 170
33 Vermont
$77,280
$44,390 60
34 North Carolina
$76,780
$52,260 560
35 Nebraska
$76,490
$50,540 80
36 Indiana
$75,830
$46,140 340
37 Maine
$74,510
$49,330 100
38 Georgia
$74,230
$45,390 1,380
39 South Carolina
$74,220
$35,110 600
40 Wyoming
$73,530
$48,220 40
41 Iowa
$72,960
$50,510 130
42 Tennessee
$72,780
$42,170 940
43 Arkansas
$71,890
$49,640 190
44 Utah
$70,550
$46,940 310
45 Florida
$70,480
$41,930 910
46 Mississippi
$70,460
$28,870 150
47 Montana
$68,920
$46,150 70
48 Guam
$66,740
$38,410 30
49 Wisconsin
$65,210
$41,720 750
50 Arizona
$64,810
$40,590 560
51 South Dakota
$63,800
$48,480 70
52 North Dakota
$61,660
$53,000 50
53 Puerto Rico
$42,840
$27,560 90
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