Health and Safety Engineer, Except Mining Safety Engineer and Inspectors Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare health and safety engineer, except mining safety engineer and inspectors salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,010
25th Percentile Wage
$72,950
50th Percentile Wage
$98,230
75th Percentile Wage
$129,070
90th Percentile Wage
$160,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors is $160,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $98,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors is $58,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,230
-1.79% 9.78%
2016
$99,990
7.12% -
2015
$92,870
-5.30% -
2014
$97,790
6.27% -
2013
$91,660
3.32% -
2012
$88,620
- -

Compare Health and Safety Engineer, Except Mining Safety Engineer and Inspectors Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in seven industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for health and safety engineer, except mining safety engineer and inspectors occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $106,100. The lowest paying industry is the coal mining industry (annual salary $84,460). For detailed health and safety engineer, except mining safety engineer and inspectors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$106,100
Oil and Gas Extraction
$106,100
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$93,160
Support Activities for Mining
$88,830
Support Activities for Mining
$88,830
Metal Ore Mining
$86,400
Coal Mining
$84,460

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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