Health and Safety Manager Salary

Health and Safety Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up roughly one-half of Health and Safety Managers. Pay fluctuates from $48K to $110K per year, but expected earnings average $74K per year. With some bonuses approaching $13K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $49K, overall incomes of Health and Safety Managers spread between $48K and $110K depending on individual performance. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Health and Safety Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Health and Safety Managers who answered the questionnnaire.

$49,622 - $105,660
$50K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,859
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50%
90%

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$14.00 - $40.07
$14
$27
$40
MEDIAN: $26.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,622 - $105,660  
   
Bonus
$508 - $13,118  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,936  
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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$47,595 - $109,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 303
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $40.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$11.20  
Overtime
$19.65 - $61.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$508 - $13,118  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,936  
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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$47,595 - $109,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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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At the upper end, Health and Safety Managers who move into an Environmental Health & Safety Director role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Environmental Health & Safety Directors is a much higher $105K per year. Becoming a Safety Manager or an Environmental Health & Safety Manager is often the next step for a Health and Safety Manager.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health and Safety Manager

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $64K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $75K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $81K in this role. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $79K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,949

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

Dallas is home to an above-average pay rate for Health and Safety Managers, 41 percent higher than the national average. Health and Safety Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+39 percent), San Francisco (+28 percent), Denver (+20 percent), and New York (+17 percent).

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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 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Health and Safety Manager Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$75,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Health and Safety Manager Salaries

Industrial Hygiene
▲34%

Environmental Compliance
▲9%



Safety Compliance
▼0%

National Average
$75,000

Training Program Development
▼21%

Training
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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