Salary for Product Safety Engineers

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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 earns an average salary ranging from $55,390 - $144,800 depending on tenure and industry expertise. usually receive average salaries of ninety-seven thousand three hundred and thirty dollars on a yearly basis.

can get the highest pay in California, where they can earn an average job salary of near $119,390. Employees with these job titles can obtain the highest salaries in Management of Companies and Enterprises, which has job pay of $115,000.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 48.75 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Product Safety Engineers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
$115,000
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$113,040
Utilities
$109,960
Information
$107,700
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$105,390
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$103,250

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
$80,830
Construction
$85,170
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$86,320
Health Care and Social Assistance
$87,920
Wholesale Trade
$92,010
Public Administration
$92,130