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

The salary statistics of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in the industry sector of construction 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 construction sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,000
25th Percentile Wage
$60,600
50th Percentile Wage
$77,530
75th Percentile Wage
$99,140
90th Percentile Wage
$123,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in the industry sector of construction. 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 $123,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $77,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors is $48,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201677,5301.50%10.87%
201576,3702.27%-
201474,6402.92%-
201372,4604.64%-
201269,100--

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

The average salaries of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in 15 industries in the construction 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 residential building construction industry with an annual salary $88,310. The lowest paying industry is the foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors industry (annual salary $63,070). 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
Residential Building Construction
$88,310
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$83,260
Construction of Buildings
$79,970
Nonresidential Building Construction
$79,300
Utility System Construction
$77,630
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$77,400
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$77,200
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$76,290
Building Finishing Contractors
$74,880
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$73,740
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$72,640
Building Equipment Contractors
$71,090
Specialty Trade Contractors
$70,980
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$67,600
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$63,070

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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