Industrial Hygienist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$63,000
$48,000
Min 10%
$63,000
Median 50%
$83,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
HP
Highest Paying City
Reno, NV
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.5 years
How much does an industrial hygienist make?
Industrial Hygienists in America make an average salary of $63,753 per year or $30.65 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 35,000. The top 10 percent earn over $83,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $48,000 annually. Professional companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Alaska, Nevada, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut are some of the states with the best Industrial Hygienist salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 4.5 years.
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Average Industrial Hygienist Salary By Location

Industrial Hygienists in the US makes an average salary of $63,753 per year or $30.65 per hour. Reno, NV reports the highest Industrial Hygienist salaries at $84,117 per year. The average entry-level salary in Reno, NV is $53,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Industrial Hygienist salaries are Alaska, Nevada, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Minnesota, North Carolina, Alabama, Idaho, and Florida are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Industrial Hygienist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Industrial Hygienists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Industrial Hygienist Salary By Company

If you are an Industrial Hygienist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Industrial Hygienists. HP and Bonneville Power Administration are the best paying companies for Industrial Hygienists. Also, companies like Micron Technology and General Motors pay their Industrial Hygienists very well.

Average Industrial Hygienist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that an Industrial Hygienist works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Energy companies, Manufacturing companies, and Utilities companies tend to have the highest salaries for Industrial Hygienists. Energy companies pay Industrial Hygienists an average salary of $67,625, Manufacturing companies pay $67,551, and Utilities companys come in at $66,657. At $60,711, the average salary for Industrial Hygienists in the Government industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$67,625
$68k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$67,551
$68k
Utilities
Utilities
$66,657
$67k
Technology
Technology
$63,696
$64k
Construction
Construction
$62,711
$63k
Government
Government
$60,711
$61k

Industrial Hygienist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Industrial Hygienist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
General Services Admin
Industrial Hygienist
04/23/2020
$111,286
State of North Carolina
Osha Industrial Hygienist I
03/08/2020
$48,051
L&I Industrial Hygienist 4
03/04/2020
$67,248
L&I Industrial Hygienist 4
03/04/2020
$67,248
Industrial Hygienist
01/27/2020
$45,893
Industrial Hygienist
01/22/2020
$25,044
Industrial Hygienist
01/15/2020
$60,924
State of Illinois
Industrial Hygienist
12/27/2019
$50,592
Industrial Hygienist
12/20/2019
$67,248
State of Minnesota
Industrial Hygienist
11/26/2019
$52,367
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