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Health and Safety Coordinator Salary

For Health and Safety Coordinators, yearly average wages total $52K annually. Men make up a slight majority of Health and Safety Coordinators (57 percent) who responded to the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Health and Safety Coordinators. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,535 - $80,660
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$81K
MEDIAN: $51,891
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$12.54 - $30.98
(Median)
$13
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,535 - $80,660  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,081  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $2,017  
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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$31,382 - $81,062  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 263
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.54 - $30.98  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $42.18  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,081  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $2,017  
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).
)
$31,382 - $81,062  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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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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While Health and Safety Coordinators do not often become Environmental Health & Safety Managers, the job pays $74K per year on average. The most common next step for a Health and Safety Coordinator is to become a Safety Manager or an Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator. The former position pays an additional $11K per year on average, and the latter position pays $2K more per year.

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Health and Safety Coordinators note just a narrow range of job skills. Safety Compliance and OSHA Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. OSHA Compliance and Safety Compliance are also commonly seen together.

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 $46K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $54K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $55K.

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Experience Affects Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
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National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries


OSHA Compliance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%