Salary for Product Safety Engineers

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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Product safety engineers are involved in every step of a product's post-production lifecycle. They determine warning label and usage instruction information required for a given product, evaluate potential hazards from use or misuse of a given product, and investigate the cause of accidents, injuries, illnesses or fatalities resulting from product use. Their goal is to reduce or eliminate the potential for injury or illness, and to recommend procedures that can assist in the detection or prevention of hazards related to product use. A Bachelor's degree is required for this occupation, although many product safety engineers also have Master's degrees.

A Product Safety Engineer gets salaries on a scale from 56000 and 84000 based on levels of tenure. Product Safety Engineers will most likely earn an average salary of Seventy Seven Thousand Six Hundred dollars per year.

Product Safety Engineers can obtain the highest compensation in Connecticut, where they can receive wages of close to $89770. Employees in this career obtain the most salary in Information, which has average job salaries 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
Product Safety Engineers 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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