Health and Safety Manager Salary

Health and Safety Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $74K per year on average but can range from $48K to $109K per year. Total cash compensation to Health and Safety Managers bottoms out near $48K and approaches $109K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $15K from bonuses and almost $49K from profit sharing. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male Health and Safety Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$49,090 - $104,813
$49K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,114
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50%
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$15.66 - $39.44
$16
$27
$39
MEDIAN: $26.59
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,090 - $104,813  
   
Bonus
$962 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $49,316  
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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$47,686 - $108,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.66 - $39.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$11.20  
Overtime
$19.87 - $60.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$962 - $14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $49,316  
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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$47,686 - $108,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Health and Safety Manager

A health and safety manager is responsible for maintaining organizational standards of health and safety; they also may oversee a health and safety department. A health and safety manager must make sure that all codes and regulations are followed. They are responsible for a number of other duties if they are in a managerial role, such as training, scheduling, firing, and leading their health and safety team. Computer skills are necessary, as most health and safety managers must be able to type and run various company reports.

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Health and Safety Manager Tasks

  • Provide health and safety training to all employees.
  • Manage injury and compliance investigations.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant all health and safety regulations.
  • Develop and implement environment, health, and safety compliance plans.

Common Career Paths for Health and Safety Manager


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Health and Safety Managers sometimes assume positions such as Environmental Health & Safety Directors. That role pays $105K per year on average. It is more probable, however, that Health and Safety Managers become Safety Managers or Environmental Health & Safety Managers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health and Safety Manager

Pay by Experience for a Health and Safety Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Health and Safety Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 104 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Health and Safety Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 119 salaries. An experienced Health and Safety Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 113 salaries. A Health and Safety Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 67 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,590

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

For Health and Safety Managers, Dallas provides a pay rate that is 40 percent greater than the national average. Health and Safety Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+30 percent), San Francisco (+26 percent), Denver (+19 percent), and New York (+16 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 1 percent south of the national average, can be found in Nashville.

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Key Stats for Health and Safety Manager

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Health and Safety Manager Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

▼0%

National Average
$76,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Health and Safety Manager Salaries

Industrial Hygiene
▲33%

Environmental Compliance
▲8%




National Average
$76,000

Training Program Development
▼21%

Training
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 10%
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