Health and Safety Coordinators in the United States can expect wages of $52K annually on average. Cash earnings for Health and Safety Coordinators — including $10K in bonuses and $6K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $30K to $75K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Health and Safety Coordinators is high. Men make up a slight majority of Health and Safety Coordinators (52 percent) who responded to the survey. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,739 - $79,447
$36K
$52K
$79K
MEDIAN: $51,614
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$12.68 - $25.24
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$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,739 - $79,447  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,183  
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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$30,059 - $75,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.68 - $25.24  
   
Overtime
$17.19 - $36.28  
National Annualized 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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,183  
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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$30,059 - $75,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Health and Safety Coordinator


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While not commonly seen, Health and Safety Coordinators who transition into an Environmental Health & Safety Manager position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Environmental Health & Safety Managers is $75K per year. Health and Safety Coordinators typically move into roles as Safety Managers or Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, and those positions pay $14K more and $4K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Health and Safety Coordinator


Professional skills reported by Health and Safety Coordinators are few in number. Most notably, skills in Training Program Development, Safety Compliance, Training, and OSHA Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with OSHA Compliance also tend to know Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Health and Safety Coordinator

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $43K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $55K. Health and Safety Coordinators bring in $58K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $52K on average.

Health and Safety Coordinator Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Health and Safety Coordinator

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries

Training Program Development
up arrow 4%


Training
up arrow 1%

OSHA Compliance
0%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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