How much does a Safety Engineer make?

Updated Sep 26, 2021

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$87,370 /yr
Average Base Pay

396 salaries

$57K

Low

$87K

Average

$134K

High

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The national average salary for Safety Engineer is $87,370 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Safety Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 396 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Safety Engineer employees.

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Lockheed Martin
4.2

Lockheed Martin

Safety Engineer

$110,082

 /yr
Range: $86K - $181K
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$86K

$181K

$86,420 - $180,894 Range

Applied Materials
3.9

Applied Materials

Safety Engineer

$141,081

 /yr
Range: $123K - $141K

$123K

$141K

$123,177 - $141,081 Range

Hensel Phelps
4

Hensel Phelps

Safety Engineer

$74,600

 /yr
Range: $63K - $105K

$63K

$105K

$62,870 - $105,000 Range

Mortenson
4.1

Mortenson

Safety Engineer

$83,596

 /yr
Range: $71K - $96K

$71K

$96K

$71,205 - $95,974 Range

STV
3.8

STV

Safety Engineer

$104,496

 /yr
Range: $96K - $122K

$96K

$122K

$95,599 - $121,970 Range

Bechtel
4.1

Bechtel

Safety Engineer

$144,039

 /yr
Range: $119K - $158K

$119K

$158K

$119,177 - $157,591 Range

Ford Motor Company
4.1

Ford Motor Company

Safety Engineer

$94,568

 /yr
Range: $82K - $103K

$82K

$103K

$82,395 - $102,791 Range

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Safety Engineer

$125,561

 /yr
Range: $95K - $176K

$95K

$176K

$94,703 - $175,573 Range

Hexcel
3.5

Hexcel

Safety Engineer

$92,137

 /yr
Range: $77K - $98K

$77K

$98K

$76,699 - $98,148 Range

Core Tech
3.8

Core Tech

Safety Engineer

$55,390

 /yr
Range: $52K - $62K

$52K

$62K

$51,525 - $61,830 Range

US Department of Labor
3.9

US Department of Labor

Safety Engineer

$90,785

 /yr
Range: $69K - $109K

$69K

$109K

$68,871 - $109,438 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Safety Engineer

$89,020

 /yr
Range: $56K - $142K

$56K

$142K

$56,269 - $142,478 Range

AK Steel Corporation
3.1

AK Steel Corporation

Safety Engineer

$69,706

 /yr
Range: $58K - $98K

$58K

$98K

$58,485 - $97,902 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Safety Engineer

$100,243

 /yr
Range: $75K - $146K

$75K

$146K

$75,000 - $146,399 Range

SAIC
4

SAIC

Safety Engineer

$66,417

 /yr
Range: $62K - $109K

$62K

$109K

$62,138 - $108,536 Range

Golder Associates
3.7

Golder Associates

Safety Engineer

$87,678

 /yr
Range: $82K - $99K

$82K

$99K

$81,585 - $99,369 Range

Clayco
3.8

Clayco

Safety Engineer

$70,860

 /yr
Range: $55K - $87K

$55K

$87K

$55,265 - $86,603 Range

Raytheon Technologies
3.8

Raytheon Technologies

Safety Engineer

$86,538

 /yr
Range: $86K - $89K

$86K

$89K

$85,886 - $89,302 Range

First Quality
3.8

First Quality

Safety Engineer

$92,790

 /yr
Range: $64K - $96K

$64K

$96K

$64,257 - $96,441 Range

L3 Technologies
3.2

L3 Technologies

Safety Engineer

$84,873

 /yr
Range: $78K - $87K

$78K

$87K

$78,384 - $86,928 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Safety Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Safety Engineer is $87,370 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Safety Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 396 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Safety Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Safety Engineer in United States is $133,882 per year.

The lowest salary for a Safety Engineer in United States is $57,017 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent safety engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$72,000
per year
A Safety Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
An Environmental Health and Safety Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Process Safety Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$80,600
per year
A Field Safety Specialist in the Idaho Falls, ID Area area reported making $80,600 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
$5k profit sharing
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Idaho Falls, ID Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Safety Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$67,000
per year
A Safety Engineer in the Tuscaloosa, AL Area area reported making $67,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Tuscaloosa, AL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$48,000
per year
An Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician in the Mount Pleasant, MI Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Mount Pleasant, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$99,100
per year
A Process Safety Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $99,100 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A Systems Safety Engineer in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Tucson, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$56,000
per year
A Traffic Safety Engineer in the Little Rock, AR Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
Little Rock, AR Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government