Food Safety Specialist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Food Safety Specialist is $50,362 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Food Safety Specialist Total Pay (?
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$34,513 - $70,716
(Median)
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71K
MEDIAN: $50,361
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Food Safety Specialist Total Pay (?
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$10.26 - $31.62
(Median)
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32
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,513 - $70,716  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,375  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,044 - $71,038  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $31.62  
   
Overtime
$19.12 - $27.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,375  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$32,044 - $71,038  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Job Description for Food Safety Specialist

  • Conduct workplace safety evaluations and identify areas of improvement.
  • Audit operations of related partners.
  • Implement management plans to correct areas of noncompliance.
  • Work with individual growers, vendors, suppliers, harvesters, transporters, and cooling and storage operators to provide technical support and verify compliance with food safety practices.
  • Provide management with summaries and trend analysis of food safety tests.

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Pay by Experience Level for Food Safety Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Food Safety Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

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Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 17%
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