Safety Manager, Construction Salary
|Salary||$48,625 - $102,574|
|Bonus||$50.00 - $10,314|
|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).)
|$45,836 - $108,611|
|Hourly Rate||$16.88 - $41.67|
|Overtime||$23.58 - $64.44|
|Bonus||$50.00 - $10,314|
|Total Pay (||$45,836 - $108,611|
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.Read More...
Construction safety managers actively participate in construction meetings to suggest ways to improve safety and increase productivity while minimizing the use of company resources. They facilitate safety discussions and are the first point of contact for safety concerns or questions, as well as write detailed reports about incidents and escalate issues as needed. Construction safety managers also perform safety reviews and follow up with corrective measures when required. They generally work in a construction setting, and use gloves, a hard hat, goggles, steel toe boots, and other adequate protective gear to conduct safety assessments.
A bachelor's degree in a relevant field and previous experience are generally necessary for this position. Safety and leadership certifications may be beneficial.
Safety Manager, Construction Tasks
- Oversee and implement safety policies.
- Track and investigate construction accidents to ensure compliance with safety policies.
- Develop and execute employee safety education programs.
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Pay by Experience Level for Safety Manager, Construction
Pay by Experience for a Safety Manager, Construction has a positive trend. An entry-level Safety Manager, Construction with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 121 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Safety Manager, Construction with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Safety Manager, Construction which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 99 salaries. A Safety Manager, Construction with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 40 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Construction Safety Managers, 33 percent higher than the national average. Construction Safety Managers will also find cushy salaries in Baton Rouge (+21 percent), San Diego (+10 percent), New York (+8 percent), and Atlanta (+4 percent). Raleigh is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. Miami and Houston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 17 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively.
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