All About Health and Safety Engineers
Job Description & Duties 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.
Other Health & Safety Engineer Job Titles
- System Safety Engineer
- Fire Prevention Engineer
- Industrial Safety Engineer
- Product Safety Test Engineer
- Product Safety Engineer
Job Outlook for Health and Safety Engineers
In 2016, there was an estimated number of 25,900 jobs in the United States for Health and Safety Engineer. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 8.5% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 2,200 new jobs for Health and Safety Engineer by 2026. The BLS estimates 1,900 yearly job openings in this field.
The states with the most job growth for Health & Safety Engineer are North Dakota, Utah, and Nevada. Watch out if you plan on working in Alaska, Wyoming, or Vermont. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
How Much Does a Health & Safety Engineer Make?
The average yearly salary of a Health & Safety Engineer ranges between $53,170 and $142,970.
Health and Safety Engineers who work in District of Columbia, New Mexico, or Delaware, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Health and Safety Engineers in different U.S. states.
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$118,890|
Where do Health and Safety Engineers Work?
The table below shows the approximate number of Health and Safety Engineers employed by various industries.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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