The average salary for a Safety Director is $65,273 per year.
Safety Director Total Pay (?
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$41,384 - $104,676
(Median)
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65K
86K
100K
MEDIAN: $65,273
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Safety Director Total Pay (?
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$13.34 - $36.30
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,384 - $104,676  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,255  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $6,904  
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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$39,941 - $111,001  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 729
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.34 - $36.30  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $53.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,255  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $6,904  
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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$39,941 - $111,001  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 729
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Job Description for Safety Director
Safety directors are responsible for managing all health and safety program initiatives across their companies to maintain a safe, healthy workplace for all employees. This includes the development of a safety strategy and ownership of the departmental budget. They also manage all internal and external relationships as they relate to government requirements and internal policy compliance.
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Safety Director Tasks
  • Develop and implement safety strategies through training, inspections, and performance reviews.
  • Make recommendations for performance improvement, and collaborate with other department personnel in information management activities.
  • Assist and monitor projects across multiple facilities or locations.
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Pay by Experience Level for Safety Director
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Minneapolis
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Phoenix
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Houston
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Seattle
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Dallas
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St. Louis
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Denver
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Portland
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Atlanta
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Philadelphia
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Milwaukee
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National Average
$65,000
San Antonio
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Columbus
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Experience Affects Safety Director Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Safety Director Salaries

Training Program Development
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Training
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National Average
$65,000
OSHA Compliance
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Safety Compliance
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%
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