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Health and Safety Engineer, Except Mining Safety Engineer and Inspectors Salary Information

The salary statistics of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Health and Safety Engineer, Except Mining Safety Engineer and Inspectors Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,820
25th Percentile Wage
$66,660
50th Percentile Wage
$88,510
75th Percentile Wage
$114,180
90th Percentile Wage
$139,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors. 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 $139,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $88,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,820. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 169% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

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
$88,510
2.02% 13.20%
2016
$86,720
2.44% -
2015
$84,600
3.27% -
2014
$81,830
3.68% -
2013
$78,820
2.52% -
2012
$76,830
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Table 2. Health and Safety Engineer, Except Mining Safety Engineer and Inspectors Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in 17 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $103,090. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $68,290).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$103,090
Utilities
$101,690
Finance and Insurance
$100,630
Mining
$98,230
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$97,020
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$88,180
Federal, State, and Local Government
$87,710
Manufacturing
$85,940
Transportation and Warehousing
$85,430
Health Care and Social Assistance
$85,120
Construction
$80,600
Wholesale Trade
$79,150
Information
$76,360
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$76,200
Educational Services
$76,040
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$72,350
Retail Trade
$68,290

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors by States

From the above tables we note that not only health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $42,840 to $121,200. The highest paying state for health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors is Alaska with a median annual salary of $121,200. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $42,840. For more salary information of health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$121,200
California
$109,840
New Mexico
$106,010
New Jersey
$105,680
District of Columbia
$101,380
Texas
$98,940
Maryland
$97,700
Alabama
$97,430
Pennsylvania
$96,750
Connecticut
$96,460
Idaho
$94,520
Colorado
$93,960
Missouri
$89,940
Washington
$89,790
New York
$89,040
Virginia
$89,010
Ohio
$88,050
Massachusetts
$87,850
New Hampshire
$87,480
Nevada
$87,090
Oregon
$86,880
Michigan
$86,350
Minnesota
$85,070
Kentucky
$84,790
Hawaii
$84,530
Louisiana
$84,360
Illinois
$83,860
Oklahoma
$83,510
Delaware
$80,760
West Virginia
$80,760
Rhode Island
$80,310
Kansas
$79,140
Vermont
$77,280
North Carolina
$76,780
Nebraska
$76,490
Indiana
$75,830
Maine
$74,510
Georgia
$74,230
South Carolina
$74,220
Wyoming
$73,530
Iowa
$72,960
Tennessee
$72,780
Arkansas
$71,890
Utah
$70,550
Florida
$70,480
Mississippi
$70,460
Montana
$68,920
Guam
$66,740
Wisconsin
$65,210
Arizona
$64,810
South Dakota
$63,800
North Dakota
$61,660
Puerto Rico
$42,840



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