Safety Director, Transportation/Shipping Salary

Approximately two-thirds of Transportation and Shipping Safety Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $39K to $103K per year, but median earnings come to around $69K per year. Total cash compensation to Transportation and Shipping Safety Directors bottoms out near $39K and approaches $103K on the high end; the bigger paychecks include bonuses that can occasionally surpass $12K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although a fair number have medical coverage and approximately one-half have dental coverage, slightly less than a third claim no health benefits at all. Most Transportation and Shipping Safety Directors survey respondents are men (75 percent). Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,991 - $102,671
$41K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,461
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$8.14 - $23.43
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$20
$23
MEDIAN: $19.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,991 - $102,671  
   
Bonus
$391.49 - $12,255  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$38,835 - $102,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $23.43  
   
Overtime
$24.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$391.49 - $12,255  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$38,835 - $102,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Safety Director, Transportation/Shipping

Safety directors in transportation/shipping work for companies which send goods from place to place and ensure that safety protocols are being met at all times. They also ensure that vehicles are maintained according to company standards and local and federal regulations.

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Safety Director, Transportation/Shipping Tasks

  • Interpret regulations into enforceable organization-wide policies that ensure safety and security of transportation of goods.
  • Review and keep up to date permits, licenses and other safety paperwork.
  • Conduct trainings on standard procedures, hazardous materials, work hours, and other compliance concerns.
  • Respond to, evaluate, and recommend precautions for emergencies, accidents and damaged goods.

Common Career Paths for Safety Director, Transportation/Shipping


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Transportation and Shipping Safety Directors who transition into an upper level Safety Director position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Safety Director makes $69K a year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Safety Director, Transportation/Shipping

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


Transportation and Shipping Safety Directors with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $50K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $61K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $66K. Transportation and Shipping Safety Directors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $76K.

Safety Director, Transportation/Shipping Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Safety Director, Transportation/Shipping?

Safety Director, Transportation/Shipping in Davenport:
`"$Women In Trucking - Knowledge Is Power."`
Most of the industry is still male, while there are women in safety, the majority of drivers are still men. But it is an amazing career, I work with compliance issues, hire, train and when necessary terminate. I handle Auto-liability and workers compensation, I develop our reports and do both driver, office and satellite training. The job is limitless and very rewarding.

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Key Stats for Safety Director, Transportation/Shipping

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
33%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Safety Director, Transportation/Shipping Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$67,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼26%

Skills That Affect Safety Director, Transportation/Shipping Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲3%

National Average
$67,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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