Health and Safety Coordinator Salary

Health and Safety Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $51K per year on average. Cash earnings for Health and Safety Coordinators — which occasionally include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing — stretch from around $30K to approximately $78K. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men working as Health and Safety Coordinators who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. Work is enjoyable for Health and Safety Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$35,985 - $80,528
$36K
$51K
$81K
MEDIAN: $51,317
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$12.62 - $25.84
$13
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$26
MEDIAN: $17.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,985 - $80,528  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,538  
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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$30,183 - $78,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.62 - $25.84  
   
Overtime
$17.08 - $38.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,538  
   
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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$30,183 - $78,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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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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Though it's uncommon, some Health and Safety Coordinators move into roles as Environmental Health & Safety Managers, where pay is an average $75K per year. It is quite typical for Health and Safety Coordinators to transition into roles as Safety Managers or Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, where reported median earnings are $15K and $4K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Health and Safety Coordinator


Health and Safety Coordinators usually report a few specific 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. The majority of those who know OSHA Compliance also know Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Health and Safety Coordinator

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $42K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $54K. For Health and Safety Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $58K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Health and Safety Coordinators report making only $51K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,658

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

Home to some of the best pay for Health and Safety Coordinators, Cincinnati offers exceptional salaries, 34 percent above the national average. Health and Safety Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+24 percent) and Phoenix (+13 percent). With compensation 9 percent below the national average, Portland is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries

▲23%

▲14%

▲7%

National Average
$48,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries

Training Program Development
▲4%


National Average
$48,000


Training
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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