Safety Consultant Salary (United States)

A Safety Consultant earns an average salary of $63,455 per year. A skill in OSHA Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Safety Consultant Salary (?
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$39,955 - $101,999
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MEDIAN: $63,455
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Safety Consultant Salary (?
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$14.02 - $77.42
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,955 - $101,999  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $9,863  
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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$38,710 - $115,870  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.02 - $77.42  
   
Overtime
$22.06 - $51.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,836  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $9,863  
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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$38,710 - $115,870  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Job Description for Safety Consultant

Safety consultants work in the industrial safety and health field; they may work in factories, construction sites, medical facilities, schools, and other large facilities that house potential human dangers. The duties of a safety consultant include inspecting machinery and safety gear to ensure their proper operation and workers' protection, as well as presenting safety information to employees and management. They are also in charge of applying knowledge related to industrial workplace hazards and accident prevention in their workplace and communicating with external resources such as hospitals, local fire departments, and rescue teams so that the proper emergency personnel are available in case of an accident.
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Safety Consultant Tasks
  • Investigate specific incidents and complaints to identify improvement strategies.
  • Provide risk assessments and training to reduce risk in various workplaces.
  • Inspect sites and identify potential OSHA and safety hazards, documenting recommendations.
  • Lead workshops and interventions to improve safety behaviors and equipment usage.

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Pay by Experience Level for Safety Consultant

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

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
up arrow 25%
National Average
$65,000
Pittsburgh
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Experience Affects Safety Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%
Experienced
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$65,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Safety Consultant Salaries

National Average
$65,000
Training
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 30%
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