The median annual wage for health and safety engineers was $84,600 in May 2015.
The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $49,410, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $130,770.
In May 2015, the median annual wages for health and safety engineers in the top industries in which they worked were as follows:
Management, scientific, and technical consulting services
State and local government, excluding education and hospitals
Most health and safety engineers work full time.
Health and Safety Engineers
Median annual wages, May 2015
Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors
Total, all occupations
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics