Entry-Level Safety Manager Salary (United States)

Somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Entry-Level Safety Managers report less than five years' experience, making for a field full of relatively fresh workers who earn around $52,527 per year on average. A strong majority enjoy medical while about two-thirds get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Safety Managers. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Entry-Level Safety Manager Salary (?
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$36,703 - $74,351
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,139
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Entry-Level Safety Manager Salary (?
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$12.22 - $28.11
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,703 - $74,351  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,059  
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $9,787  
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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$33,478 - $74,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 674
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $28.11  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $38.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,059  
   
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $9,787  
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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$33,478 - $74,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Safety Managers that is 15 percent greater than the national average, Pittsburgh offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Safety Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+15 percent) and Phoenix (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Dallas, which sits 7 percent below the national average.

Safety Manager Advice

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Safety Manager in Fredericktown:
"Know The Value Of Your Job."
Know the value of your position and look for resources daily. Train your people and request outside audits.
Safety Manager in Montgomery:
Always put the safety of the people first above everything else. Always tell employees the truth. They must have confidence in you as a safety professional.
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Safety Manager Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Safety Compliance
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OSHA Compliance
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Training
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Training Program Development
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$53,000
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 168 votes.

Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 17%