Safety Director, Construction Salary

Nearly three in five of Construction Safety Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $46K to $111K per year, but median earnings come to around $74K annually. Job satisfaction for Construction Safety Directors is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,861 - $105,449

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$14.79 - $40.18

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,861 - $105,449  
   
Bonus
$307.67 - $14,822  
Profit Sharing
$1,424 - $11,792  
Total Pay (?
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$45,536 - $110,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $40.18  
   
Overtime
$19.77 - $54.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$307.67 - $14,822  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,424 - $11,792  
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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$45,536 - $110,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Safety Director, Construction

  • Develop and implement ongoing field safety training.
  • Oversee company compliance with federal, state and local safety regulations.
  • Develop and implement all risk management and safety operations for the home office and at various jobsite locations.
  • Enforce safety policies.

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Popular Skills for Safety Director, Construction


Construction Safety Directors typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Safety Compliance, Project Management, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word. Most people who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Safety Director, Construction

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


Construction Safety Directors with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $54K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $72K. Construction Safety Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $87K. Construction Safety Directors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $90K.

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Experience Affects Safety Director, Construction Salaries



National Average
$76,000



Skills That Affect Safety Director, Construction Salaries

Safety Compliance
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Project Management
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National Average
$76,000




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 13%
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