Health and Safety Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Health and Safety Coordinators in the United States is around $51K annually. Overall cash earnings for Health and Safety Coordinators stretch from $31K on the lower end to $79K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $5K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. 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 53 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$36,006 - $79,723
$36K
$51K
$80K
MEDIAN: $50,993
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$12.80 - $28.71
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MEDIAN: $18.45
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$0$79K
Salary $36,006 - $79,723
Bonus $0.00 - $10,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,152
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$31,178 - $79,015
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 174
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $12.80 - $28.71
Overtime $16.01 - $41.25
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,152
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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$31,178 - $79,015
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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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. Career advancement for the typical Health and Safety Coordinator often leads to becoming a Safety Manager or an Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator; median salaries in these positions are $14K higher and $3K higher, respectively.

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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. Most notably, skills in Training Program Development, Safety Compliance, OSHA Compliance, and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Training. Most people experienced in OSHA Compliance also know Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Health and Safety Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Health and Safety Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Health and Safety Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 154 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Health and Safety Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Health and Safety Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 50 salaries. A Health and Safety Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,772

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Cincinnati is home to an above-average pay rate for Health and Safety Coordinators, 31 percent higher than the national average. Health and Safety Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+21 percent) and Phoenix (+11 percent). Portland is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 percent.

Health and Safety Coordinator Reviews

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

Health and Safety Coordinator in San Diego:
"The management needs some work in my field."
Pros: Great people to work with.
Cons: Needs to be more organized.

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
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries

▲20%

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$49,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries

Training Program Development
▲2%

National Average
$49,000



Training
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 12%
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