Browse Categories

Safety Manager, Construction Salary

Construction Safety Managers in the United States can expect wages of $67K per year on average. Total incomes of Construction Safety Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $18K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $43K and $102K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Construction Safety Managers (88 percent) survey respondents are men. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Read More
$44,395 - $97,857
(Median)
$44K
$67K
$98K
MEDIAN: $67,342
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$14.98 - $43.39
(Median)
$15
$25
$43
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,395 - $97,857  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,964  
Profit Sharing
$1,400 - $17,500  
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).
)
$42,813 - $101,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 342
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.98 - $43.39  
   
Overtime
$22.47 - $67.37  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,964  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,400 - $17,500  
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).
)
$42,813 - $101,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
United States (change)

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...

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.

Common Career Paths for Safety Manager, Construction


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


For Construction Safety Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Construction Safety Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Construction Safety Director.

Safety Manager, Construction Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Construction Safety Managers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Safety Compliance and OSHA Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 10 percent and 7 percent, respectively. OSHA Compliance and Safety Compliance are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Safety Manager, Construction

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Construction Safety Managers. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $54K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $70K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Construction Safety Managers make $80K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $84K.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Safety Manager, Construction Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Safety Manager, Construction Salaries



National Average
$68,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 19%