Safety Coordinator Salary

An average Safety Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $50K annually. Total cash earnings of Safety Coordinators range from $31K on the low end to $73K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $6K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. Men make up the majority of Safety Coordinators (68 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Safety Coordinators. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,584 - $76,113
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,174
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$12.84 - $27.28
(Median)
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,584 - $76,113  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,099  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,000  
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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$30,938 - $73,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,278
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.84 - $27.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.93 - $39.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,099  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,000  
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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$30,938 - $73,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 757
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Job Description for Safety Coordinator

A safety coordinator supervises the safety of a company’s workers. Their role is a combination of understanding legal safety requirements and setting standards for the company's workforce. The coordinator’s knowledge is used to help train workers to understand safety procedures and requirements.

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Safety Coordinator Tasks

  • Conduct trainings informing employees of company health and safety plans and promoting safe practices.
  • Develop company health and safety plans and policies, and manage programs that ensure safe working conditions.
  • Supervise employee activities and inspect company equipment and property to ensure compliance with health and safety standards.
  • Handle accident reports, make sure records are properly filed, and identify strategies for preventing future accidents.

Common Career Paths for Safety Coordinator


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Safety Coordinators who go on to become Environmental Health & Safety Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Managers is $75K annually. When Safety Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Safety Managers or Safety Directors. Those roles pay an additional $15K and $21K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Safety Coordinator


Safety Coordinators generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management / Risk Control, OSHA Compliance, and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office. Most people skilled in Safety Compliance are similarly competent in OSHA Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Safety Coordinator

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $43K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $50K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $55K. Safety Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $56K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,807

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

For Safety Coordinators, location is an influential factor in determining pay, and those looking for a bulky check should consider living in Texas. Three cities in this state — Dallas, Houston, and Austin — not only offer salaries upward of the national average, but are the highest-paid American cities for those in the field. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Columbus, 20 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Chicago and Cleveland (12 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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What is it like working as a Safety Coordinator?

Safety Coordinator in Midland:
"Safety Is A Lifestyle, Not A Job."
Pros: You can see the changes you make in and industry on a daily basis.
Cons: When things do go wrong, people can die.

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Experience Affects Safety Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Safety Coordinator Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 2%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
0%

Training
0%

Training Program Development
0%

National Average
$47,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 357 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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