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Safety Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Safety Director is $66,371 per year.
Safety Director Salary (?
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$42,148 - $106,623
(Median)
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66K
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110K
MEDIAN: $66,371
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Safety Director Salary (?
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$12.88 - $36.41
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,148 - $106,623  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,809  
Profit Sharing
$486.05 - $9,826  
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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$40,002 - $111,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 870
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.88 - $36.41  
   
Overtime
$17.57 - $49.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,809  
   
Profit Sharing
$486.05 - $9,826  
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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$40,002 - $111,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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

Los Angeles
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New York
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Seattle
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Austin
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Phoenix
up arrow 24%
St. Louis
up arrow 18%
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Denver
up arrow 14%
Atlanta
up arrow 12%
Philadelphia
up arrow 6%
Kansas City
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National Average
$66,000
Fort Wayne
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Columbus
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Experience Affects Safety Director Salaries

National Average
$66,000

Skills That Affect Safety Director Salaries

Training Program Development
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Training
0%
DOT Compliance
0%
National Average
$66,000
OSHA Compliance
up arrow 1%
Training Management
up arrow 2%
Human Resources
up arrow 2%
Safety Compliance
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 268 votes.

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
32%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 20%