Health and Safety Engineer, Except Mining Safety Engineer and Inspectors Salary Information in Knoxville, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in Knoxville, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in Knoxville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors in Knoxville, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,930
25th Percentile Wage
$81,230
50th Percentile Wage
$97,850
75th Percentile Wage
$120,560
90th Percentile Wage
$145,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in Knoxville, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $145,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,930.

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 from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,850
2.51% 30.89%
2016
$95,390
7.78% -
2015
$87,970
5.79% -
2014
$82,880
14.29% -
2013
$71,040
4.81% -
2012
$67,620
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Table 3. Compare Health and Safety Engineer, Except Mining Safety Engineer and Inspectors Salary in Knoxville with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $97,850 in Knoxville is in the middle of salary range for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in Knoxville is 15.0 percent (15.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Chattanooga and 50.4 percent (50.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chattanooga
$115,090
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$106,570
Knoxville
$97,850
Memphis
$70,630
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$66,870
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$49,500
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$48,490



See also: Top paying jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee.