The average Product Safety Engineer in the United States earns approximately $74K per year. Making up 77 percent of those who took the survey, male Product Safety Engineers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Product Safety Engineers is high.

$53,594 - $110,368
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$74K
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MEDIAN: $73,895
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$53,990 - $113,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Product Safety Engineer

Product safety engineers are responsible for evaluating the electrical, thermal, and mechanical operations of a company’s products, and also work with clients to ensure product safety. They typically work independently and must stay up-to-date with all federal, state, and local safety laws pertaining to products they oversee.

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Product Safety Engineer Tasks

  • Obtain, review and verify safety approvals of safety components, specifications, and licensing.
  • Conduct accident investigations and reports.
  • Define internal policy and testing requirements in accordance to regulatory requirements.
  • Provide corrective design input for prototypes.
  • Conduct, witness, and write reports of safety tests, safety design reviews, and compliance.

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Key Stats for Product Safety Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %
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Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Product Safety Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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