Health and Safety Coordinator Salary

The average Health and Safety Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $53K per year. Total cash compensation to Health and Safety Coordinators bottoms out near $31K and approaches $79K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $8K from bonuses and almost $6K from profit sharing. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Male Health and Safety Coordinators are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. Most Health and Safety Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,780 - $79,986
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$80K
MEDIAN: $52,952
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$12.73 - $30.58
(Median)
$13
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,780 - $79,986  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,123  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $5,960  
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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$31,246 - $79,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.73 - $30.58  
   
Overtime
$18.23 - $39.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,123  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $5,960  
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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$31,246 - $79,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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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 sometimes assume positions such as Environmental Health & Safety Managers. That role pays $74K per year on average. Health and Safety Coordinators typically move into roles as Safety Managers or Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, and those positions pay $11K more and $2K more, respectively.

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Survey takers who work as Health and Safety Coordinators usually report a few specific skills. Safety Compliance and OSHA Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. It is not unusual for someone who knows OSHA Compliance to be familiar with Safety Compliance as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Health and Safety Coordinator

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $46K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $54K. Health and Safety Coordinators see a median salary of $52K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Health and Safety Coordinators who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $55K.

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Experience Affects Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Health and Safety Coordinator Salaries

Safety Compliance
up arrow 4%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%
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