Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Safety Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$99,470 / yrTotal Pay
$83,266 / yrBase Pay
$16,204 / yrAdditional Pay

$99,470

 / yr
$62K$161K
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The estimated total pay for a Safety Engineer is $99,470 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $83,266 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $16,204 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Some related job titles are Safety Officer Salaries with median pay of $72,749, Product Safety Engineer Salaries with median pay of $109,251, Reliability Engineer Salaries with median pay of $104,018, Safety Coordinator Salaries with median pay of $66,768.

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$110,677

 / yr

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 / yr

$138,668

 / yr

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 / yr

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 / yr

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Skilled labor jobs like manufacturing, construction and warehousing are in high demand. Warehousing and logistics jobs are projected to grow rapidly with the growth of e-commerce and often pay higher salaries than other jobs that don't require a college degree. While a college degree is not generally required, training in new skills or earning certifications and licenses can be a way to earn a higher salary. While job opportunities are projected to grow, automation remains a risk to the long-term job outlook.

A Safety engineer salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Safety engineer in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $45,034 to $133,558 per year, based on 6,190 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Safety engineer in US can make a salary range of $97,992 to $208,487 with at least 8 years of experience, based on 13 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Safety engineer gets the highest compensation are Bureau Veritas, ASML Holding N.V. and Aurora Innovation, Inc.. Bigger companies typically pay 13.87% less than smaller companies for a Safety engineer.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Technical Safety Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$175,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Safety Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$125,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Safety Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$94,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Process Safety Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$112,000

/yr

$106K | $6K

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Explosive Ordnance Disposal

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$120,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Process Safety Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$152,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Safety Engineer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$95,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

<1 year
2 days ago
Systems Safety Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$93,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$116,000

/yr

$98K | $18K

Submitted4 days ago

10-14 years
4 days ago

Safety Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Safety Engineer is $83,266 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Safety Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 869 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Safety Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Safety Engineer in United States is $131,364 per year.

The lowest salary for a Safety Engineer in United States is $52,779 per year.

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