Safety Manager, Construction Salary

For Construction Safety Managers, annual average wages total $71K per year. In the world of Construction Safety Managers, overall income ranges from $44K near the bottom to $104K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$45,430 - $98,794

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$16.04 - $45.04

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,430 - $98,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,107  
Profit Sharing
$1,328 - $14,681  
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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$44,215 - $103,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 286
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.04 - $45.04  
   
Overtime
$24.35 - $68.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,107  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,328 - $14,681  
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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$44,215 - $103,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Job Description for Safety Manager, Construction

Construction safety managers are responsible for managing all safety aspects during the construction process on behalf of their company. They are in charge of devising and implementing safety features for all staff to follow and striving to minimize construction accidents by ensuring established safety procedures are followed. They help with training efforts, and verify that all employees are using protective gear and following safety standards at all times. Other principal functions include communicating with construction professionals about ways to reduce accident exposure, providing support in safety matters, interacting with government officials to maintain onsite security, and communicating with clients and vendors to establish safety parameters.

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Safety Manager, Construction Tasks

  • Develop and execute employee safety education programs.
  • Track and investigate construction accidents to ensure compliance with safety policies.
  • Oversee and implement safety policies.

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Professional skills reported by Construction Safety Managers are few in number. OSHA Compliance and Safety Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Aptitude in OSHA Compliance tends to also indicate an understanding of Safety Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Safety Manager, Construction

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


Construction Safety Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $59K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $73K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Construction Safety Managers bring in $84K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $86K.

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Experience Affects Safety Manager, Construction Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Safety Manager, Construction Salaries

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 2%

Safety Compliance
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National Average
$72,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 20%
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