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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$50,580
25th Percentile Wage
$65,490
50th Percentile Wage
$86,720
75th Percentile Wage
$110,760
90th Percentile Wage
$134,110

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 $134,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $86,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,580. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 165% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

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 from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,7202.44%11.40%
201584,6003.27%-
201481,8303.68%-
201378,8202.52%-
201276,830--

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 15 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 utilities sector with an annual salary $101,570. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $68,110).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$101,570
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$101,040
Mining
$99,990
Finance and Insurance
$97,310
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$96,660
Health Care and Social Assistance
$89,940
Federal, State, and Local Government
$86,480
Manufacturing
$85,950
Information
$85,240
Transportation and Warehousing
$83,030
Wholesale Trade
$81,820
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$77,620
Construction
$77,530
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$76,910
Educational Services
$68,110

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 $47,640 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 $47,640. 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
$106,640
District of Columbia
$101,380
Texas
$99,120
New Mexico
$98,340
New Jersey
$98,020
Connecticut
$97,440
Alabama
$96,400
Maryland
$96,350
Colorado
$95,930
Idaho
$95,310
New Hampshire
$94,890
Washington
$92,900
Missouri
$91,090
Massachusetts
$90,810
Michigan
$89,840
Virginia
$89,670
New York
$88,010
Oregon
$87,980
Nevada
$87,090
Pennsylvania
$87,030
Ohio
$86,170
Oklahoma
$85,620
Delaware
$84,000
Kentucky
$83,800
West Virginia
$82,870
Minnesota
$82,080
Illinois
$81,800
Rhode Island
$80,310
Louisiana
$80,080
Iowa
$76,380
Indiana
$76,020
Kansas
$75,860
Nebraska
$75,720
North Carolina
$74,910
Georgia
$74,840
Vermont
$74,550
Arizona
$73,580
Wyoming
$73,530
Maine
$72,700
Hawaii
$71,900
Utah
$68,960
Arkansas
$68,490
Florida
$68,320
Tennessee
$68,140
South Carolina
$67,560
South Dakota
$64,930
Wisconsin
$63,220
North Dakota
$62,500
Montana
$60,500
Mississippi
$55,550
Puerto Rico
$47,640


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