Safety Manager Salary (United States)

A Safety Manager earns an average salary of $64,290 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Industrial Hygiene is associated with high pay for this job.
Safety Manager Total Pay (?
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$42,509 - $93,057
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MEDIAN: $64,290
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Safety Manager Total Pay (?
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$13.26 - $35.52
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$42,509 - $93,057  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,072  
Profit Sharing
$977 - $12,080  
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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$40,070 - $96,716  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,418
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.26 - $35.52  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $48.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,072  
   
Profit Sharing
$977 - $12,080  
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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$40,070 - $96,716  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,418
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Job Description for Safety Manager
A safety manager ensures workplace safety, with the goal of reducing injury and related legal issues. This role is found in many different industries, including in outdoor settings; for example, safety managers commonly are needed on construction sites where manual labor and the operation of heavy machinery occur. A typical day in the role of a safety manager may be split among working on a site to oversee a project or it may be conducted in an office, making calls, and resolving certain health and safety issues that may be holding up a project.
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Safety Manager Tasks
  • Lead the investigation of accidents and injuries, and cooperate in the preparation of material for hearings and insurance investigations.
  • Design and train all levels of employees.
  • Conduct and coordinate safety inspections.
  • Participate in the development of safety and health policies, practices and procedures.
  • Ensure company compliance with all applicable laws governing environmental health and safety.
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$64,000
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Experience Affects Safety Manager Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect Safety Manager Salaries

Industrial Hygiene
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Safety Compliance
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OSHA Compliance
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Microsoft Office
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Training
0%
National Average
$64,000
Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%
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