Health and Safety Coordinator Salary

The average Health and Safety Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $53K annually. Overall incomes of Health and Safety Coordinators generally bottom out at around $30K and peak near $77K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $8K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Health and Safety Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Health and Safety Coordinators who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,704 - $78,593
(Median)
$37K
$53K
$79K
MEDIAN: $52,944
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$12.69 - $26.07
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,704 - $78,593  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,830  
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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$30,211 - $76,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 259
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.69 - $26.07  
   
Overtime
$17.78 - $36.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,830  
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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$30,211 - $76,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Job Description for Health and Safety Coordinator

A health and safety coordinator spends much of their time observing and auditing the procedures and activities within a company to ensure that they meet company guidelines, and, possibly, state and federal requirements. They may complete inspections to ensure compliance, conduct in-services to educate employees, and maintain documentation of those activities. They are also responsible for compiling data and reports for management and the appropriate authorities.

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Health and Safety Coordinator Tasks

  • Analyze work environment for unsafe work procedures and hazards.
  • Provide health and safety training to all employees.
  • Recommend changes to work conditions and procedures to improve the work environment and comply with all health and safety regulations.
  • Inspect work environment to ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations.
  • Report safety violations and injuries to the appropriate authorities.

Common Career Paths for Health and Safety Coordinator


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Health and Safety Coordinators do not often transition into Environmental Health & Safety Manager roles. The role averages $75K per year. Typical career progression for a Health and Safety Coordinator involves becoming a Safety Manager or an Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator, roles that pay $13K more and $3K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Health and Safety Coordinator


Health and Safety Coordinators who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Safety Compliance, Training, and OSHA Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those educated in OSHA Compliance tend to be well versed in Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Health and Safety Coordinator

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $46K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $54K. Health and Safety Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $52K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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What is it like working as a Health and Safety Coordinator?

Health and Safety Coordinator in Wellsboro:
"I was extremely busy on 22 mile project with 200 workers."
Pros: Learned variety of new skills. Well paid; and did many extras free for the workers.
Cons: Long hours get old.

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Experience Affects Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries

Mid-Career
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Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
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National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries

Safety Compliance
up arrow 4%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 1%

Training
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National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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