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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 $106,640). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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
$65,390 230
2 California
$106,640
$65,020 2,790
3 District of Columbia
$101,380
$67,770 160
4 Texas
$99,120
$57,590 2,990
5 New Mexico
$98,340
$55,120 300
6 New Jersey
$98,020
$66,260 370
7 Connecticut
$97,440
$67,110 140
8 Alabama
$96,400
$65,720 410
9 Maryland
$96,350
$61,420 720
10 Colorado
$95,930
$67,410 430
11 Idaho
$95,310
$62,120 120
12 New Hampshire
$94,890
$68,130 70
13 Washington
$92,900
$60,180 520
14 Missouri
$91,090
$46,770 420
15 Massachusetts
$90,810
$59,780 640
16 Michigan
$89,840
$55,180 690
17 Virginia
$89,670
$53,100 610
18 New York
$88,010
$55,290 1,830
19 Oregon
$87,980
$56,780 160
20 Nevada
$87,090
$54,080 290
21 Pennsylvania
$87,030
$56,240 930
22 Ohio
$86,170
$54,360 530
23 Oklahoma
$85,620
$47,720 550
24 Delaware
$84,000
$59,720 120
25 Kentucky
$83,800
$45,990 190
26 West Virginia
$82,870
$42,180 130
27 Minnesota
$82,080
$53,530 490
28 Illinois
$81,800
$50,330 660
29 Rhode Island
$80,310
$47,700 40
30 Louisiana
$80,080
$41,950 650
31 Iowa
$76,380
$57,340 140
32 Indiana
$76,020
$51,860 470
33 Kansas
$75,860
$51,350 180
34 Nebraska
$75,720
$45,440 80
35 North Carolina
$74,910
$48,000 490
36 Georgia
$74,840
$43,350 1,260
37 Vermont
$74,550
$37,440 70
38 Arizona
$73,580
$36,270 400
39 Wyoming
$73,530
$48,220 40
40 Maine
$72,700
$46,770 80
41 Hawaii
$71,900
$45,900 160
42 Utah
$68,960
$39,950 230
43 Arkansas
$68,490
$48,980 200
44 Florida
$68,320
$43,920 910
45 Tennessee
$68,140
$41,280 850
46 South Carolina
$67,560
$33,110 620
47 South Dakota
$64,930
$45,430 80
48 Wisconsin
$63,220
$40,350 710
49 North Dakota
$62,500
$40,180 70
50 Montana
$60,500
$34,920 100
51 Mississippi
$55,550
$28,290 150
52 Puerto Rico
$47,640
$24,150 40
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