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What is a Health & Safety Engineer?

Position Description Promote worksite or product safety by applying knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, chemistry, psychology, and industrial health and safety laws. Includes industrial product safety engineers.

  • Product Safety Engineer
  • Product Safety Test Engineer
  • Industrial Safety Engineer
  • Fire Prevention Engineer
  • Fire Protection Engineer

Is There Job Demand for Health and Safety Engineers?

In the United States, there were 25,900 jobs for Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors in 2016.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 8.6% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 2,200 new jobs for Health and Safety Engineers by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 1,900 job openings in this field each year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Health and Safety Engineers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors are Texas, California, and New York.

Watch out if you plan on working in Alaska, Wyoming, or Vermont. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Average Health & Safety Engineer Salary

The average yearly salary of a Health & Safety Engineer ranges between $53,170 and $142,970. A Health and Safety Engineer median salary is $89,130.

Salary Ranges for Health and Safety Engineers

How much do Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors make in each U.S. state?

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

District of Columbia

$118,890

New Mexico

$116,350

Pennsylvania

$107,950

California

$107,290

Delaware

$107,040

New Jersey

$106,080

Texas

$104,580

Colorado

$103,940

Nevada

$102,030

Connecticut

$99,350

Washington

$99,180

Massachusetts

$99,090

Alabama

$97,260

Virginia

$96,810

Maryland

$96,670

New York

$95,530

Idaho

$95,430

Oklahoma

$94,550

Minnesota

$93,150

Missouri

$92,890

Ohio

$92,710

Louisiana

$89,190

Michigan

$88,980

Illinois

$88,320

Indiana

$88,220

New Hampshire

$87,960

Oregon

$86,700

Kansas

$86,210

Kentucky

$85,560

Nebraska

$85,490

Rhode Island

$84,120

Tennessee

$83,960

Vermont

$83,770

Alaska

$83,460

Hawaii

$82,190

South Carolina

$80,980

Florida

$80,170

Utah

$80,070

Maine

$79,700

Georgia

$78,780

North Carolina

$78,570

West Virginia

$78,490

Arkansas

$78,030

Montana

$76,080

Iowa

$75,400

Arizona

$74,580

North Dakota

$73,820

South Dakota

$70,120

Mississippi

$67,720

Wisconsin

$67,360

Where Health and Safety Engineers Work

Health & Safety Engineer Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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