Safety Engineer

Safety Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$81,000
$58,000
Min 10%
$81,000
Median 50%
$113,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a safety engineer make?
The national average salary for a Safety Engineer in the U.S. is $81,887 annually or $39.37 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 56,000. The top 10 percent earn over $114,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $58,000 annually. The most abundant employment opportunities for Safety Engineers are in Technology companies and Construction companies. States with the highest Safety Engineer salaries include Nevada, California, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The typical tenure for a Safety Engineer is 3.3 years.
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Average Safety Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Safety Engineer in the USA is $81,887 annually or $39.37 hourly. Safety Engineers make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $108,145 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Safety Engineers is $71,000. Nevada, California, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Florida, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and Indiana.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$108,145
$108,145
2
2
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$96,299
$96,299
3
3
Corpus Christi, TX
Corpus Christi, TX
$91,135
$91,135
4
4
Baton Rouge, LA
Baton Rouge, LA
$89,162
$89,162
5
5
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$88,494
$88,494

Map of Safety Engineer Salaries

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

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Average Safety Engineer Salary By Company

Safety Engineer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Safety Engineer jobs are in Technology companies and Technology companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Safety Engineers are Google and Apple. Also, companies like Facebook and Shell pay their Safety Engineers very well.

Average Safety Engineer Pay By Industry

Safety Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Retail companies, Technology companies, and Construction companies tend to have the highest salaries for Safety Engineers. Retail companies pay Safety Engineers an average salary of $85,173, Technology companies pay $82,045, and Construction companys come in at $79,296. The average salary for Safety Engineers in the Automotive industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $78,778.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Retail
Retail
$85,173
$85,173
2
2
Technology
Technology
$82,045
$82,045
3
3
Construction
Construction
$79,296
$79,296
4
4
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$79,016
$79,016
5
5
Automotive
Automotive
$78,778
$78,778

Safety Engineer Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Safety Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Gables Search Group
Safety Engineer
03/10/2020
$85,000
Byrnes & Rupkey, Inc.
Safety Engineer
03/09/2020
$85,000
State of Indiana
Pipeline Safety Engineer
03/08/2020
$56,790
Safety Engineer Pressure Vessels 4261 C
03/06/2020
$101,685
Virginia.gov
Dam Safety Engineer
03/02/2020
$75,000
Hardware Safety Engineer
02/29/2020
$150,000
Texas Education Agency
Safety Engineer Pressure Vessels 4261 C
02/25/2020
$101,685
Affinity
Safety Engineer
01/31/2020
$65,000
Safety Engineer
01/30/2020
$85,000
Safety Engineer
01/29/2020
$150,000
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