Health and Safety Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Health and Safety Manager is $71,834 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Compliance.
Health and Safety Manager Salary (?
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$46,528 - $103,655
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MEDIAN: $71,834
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Health and Safety Manager Salary (?
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$14.72 - $35.35
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$46,528 - $103,655  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,876  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $15,000  
Total Pay (?
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$43,876 - $107,744  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 404
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $35.35  
   
Overtime
$17.36 - $44.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,876  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $15,000  
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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$43,876 - $107,744  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant all health and safety regulations.
  • Develop and implement environment, health, and safety compliance plans.
  • Provide health and safety training to all employees.
  • Manage injury and compliance investigations.

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Pay Difference By Location

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$72,000
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Health and Safety Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Health and Safety Manager in Milwaukee:
"Career Advice: Technical Leadership."
Be a technical leader and have the courage to take on change. Safety leadership takes the guts to show you care about people even when they don't want to hear what you have to say. Intervene on their behalf in order to make their jobs easier, and to protect them from harm. All of your initiative need to have a plan, the Chief Financial Officer needs to see a solid Return on Investment (ROI) for the company. Study and learn to apply Engineering Economics to your initiatives in order to build your ROI case. Join a professional association, such as ASSE or AIHA, and become active in your local sections. This will enable you to meet your peers and network and work through technical issues as they arise. Lastly, earn your certifications from ABIH, BCSP and IHMM. They are the gold standards in the industry and will keep you sharp and competent in your respective fields of expertise for years to come.

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Experience Affects Health and Safety Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$72,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Health and Safety Manager Salaries

Industrial Hygiene
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Environmental Compliance
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National Average
$72,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%
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