Safety Supervisor Salary

Safety Supervisors in the United States can expect wages of $57K per year on average. Overall incomes of Safety Supervisors generally bottom out at around $36K and peak near $83K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority of Safety Supervisors (82 percent) who took the survey are men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,593 - $81,832

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$13.12 - $32.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,593 - $81,832  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,814  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$35,580 - $83,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 300
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.12 - $32.00  
   
Overtime
$18.60 - $45.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,814  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$35,580 - $83,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Job Description for Safety Supervisor

Safety supervisors monitor and enforce safety measures, policies, and requirements determined by their organization and pertinent laws. The safety supervisor's tasks include completing regular safety checks (including job site inspections along with employee inspections), looking for unsafe work conditions, helping with safety projects, and ensuring that all safety recommendations are taken into effect. They also discipline for safety codes that are violated, and submit and review reports on safety.

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Safety Supervisor Tasks

  • Conduct and coordinate worker training; such as safety regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment.
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes.
  • Implement and coordinate safety programs, requirements and regulations to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions.
  • Report and document findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, or testing.

Common Career Paths for Safety Supervisor


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At the upper end, Safety Supervisors who move into an Environmental Health & Safety Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Environmental Health & Safety Managers is a much higher $74K per year. It is quite typical for Safety Supervisors to transition into roles as Safety Managers or Construction Safety Managers, where reported median earnings are $6K and $9K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Safety Supervisor


Safety Supervisors report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Safety Compliance, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Training and Microsoft Word as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Safety Supervisor

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


Safety Supervisors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $50K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $58K. Safety Supervisors bring in $64K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $71K.

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Experience Affects Safety Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Safety Supervisor Salaries



Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$55,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%


Training
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%
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