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
$51,050
25th Percentile Wage
$63,600
50th Percentile Wage
$80,600
75th Percentile Wage
$103,780
90th Percentile Wage
$131,130

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 $131,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors is $51,050.

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 construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,600
3.81% 14.27%
2016
$77,530
1.50% -
2015
$76,370
2.27% -
2014
$74,640
2.92% -
2013
$72,460
4.64% -
2012
$69,100
- -

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 18 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 $96,860. The lowest paying industry is the painting and wall covering contractors industry (annual salary $59,760). 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
$96,860
Construction of Buildings
$85,790
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$84,690
Nonresidential Building Construction
$84,390
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$83,950
Utility System Construction
$83,620
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$81,650
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$81,270
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$77,010
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$70,780
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$69,250
Building Equipment Contractors
$68,660
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$67,740
Specialty Trade Contractors
$67,660
Building Finishing Contractors
$64,370
Roofing Contractors
$61,300
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$61,280
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$59,760

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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