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Entry-Level Safety Manager Salary

Entry-Level Safety Managers pull down an average of $55K annually. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Safety Managers varies from around $35K to approximately $76K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $8K and $10K, respectively. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Male Entry-Level Safety Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$38,290 - $75,829
(Median)
$38K
$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,620
10%
50%
90%

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$12.26 - $28.89
(Median)
$12
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
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
$38,290 - $75,829  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,582  
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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$34,677 - $76,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 786
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $28.89  
   
Overtime
$18.27 - $40.93  
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 - $7,582  
   
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).
)
$34,677 - $76,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 209

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Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Safety Managers, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Safety Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Pittsburgh (+19 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), Houston (+15 percent), and Phoenix (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is Dallas, which sits 8 percent below the national average.

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 Program Development
up arrow 3%

Training
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

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%