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Entry-Level Safety Manager Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Safety Managers is around $55K per year. With some bonuses approaching $8K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Safety Managers spread between $35K and $77K depending on individual performance. Most Entry-Level Safety Managers survey respondents are men (78 percent). The majority of Entry-Level Safety Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$38,180 - $75,946
(Median)
$38K
$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,791
10%
50%
90%

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$12.29 - $29.04
(Median)
$12
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,180 - $75,946  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,704  
Profit Sharing
$414.59 - $6,787  
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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$34,802 - $76,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 825
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.29 - $29.04  
   
Overtime
$18.48 - $41.12  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,704  
   
Profit Sharing
$414.59 - $6,787  
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).
)
$34,802 - $76,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 214

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Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Safety Managers, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 25 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Safety Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+16 percent), Pittsburgh (+15 percent), Houston (+15 percent), and Phoenix (+3 percent). In Dallas, salaries are 8 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Cincinnati (7 percent lower) and Orlando (4 percent lower).

Safety Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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
up arrow 8%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 7%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 3%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

Training
up arrow 2%

Training Program Development
up arrow 1%

National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 176 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 16%
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