Salary for Health and Safety Engineers (not including Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors)

Also known as:  Fire Prevention Engineer, Fire Protection Engineer, Industrial Safety Engineer, Product Safety Engineer, Product Safety Test Engineer, System Safety Engineer

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Health and safety engineers working in fields other than mining require a strong interdisciplinary background in topics as varied as psychology, mechanics, industrial processes, chemistry and health. They apply their knowledge of these fields to product and worksite safety. In many cases, these individuals are also well-versed in industrial health and safety laws, and may assist in creating workplace regulations designed to reduce accidents and ensure compliance with OSHA regulations.

A Health or Safety Engineer can get an average salary of somewhere between 56000 to 84000 depending on education and experience. Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors usually receive an average compensation of Seventy Seven Thousand Six Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors receive the highest salary in Connecticut, where they can earn average pay scales of close to $89770. People holding this job title can get the best pay in Information, where they get average pay of $91810.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.32 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Health and Safety Engineers (not including Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors) tend to make the most in the following industries
Finance and Insurance $91,810
Information $86,600
Utilities $85,280
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $83,270
Public Administration $82,700
Management of Companies and Enterprises $81,690
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $58,080
Construction $69,400
Educational Services $69,630
Transportation and Warehousing $72,460
Wholesale Trade $77,140
Other Services (except Public Administration) $77,480
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