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Safety Supervisor Salary

Median pay for Safety Supervisors in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $54K per year. Cash earnings of Safety Supervisors can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $35K to almost $82K. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of Safety Supervisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Safety Supervisors far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$36,858 - $81,208
(Median)
37K
44K
54K
69K
81K
MEDIAN: $54,143
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$13.11 - $32.11
(Median)
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32
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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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
Salary
$36,858 - $81,208  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,832  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $9,933  
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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$35,330 - $82,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 275
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.11 - $32.11  
   
Overtime
$17.30 - $45.74  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,832  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $9,933  
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).
)
$35,330 - $82,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
United States (change)

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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Compensation may increase greatly for Safety Supervisors who advance to upper-end positions like Environmental Health & Safety Manager. Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Managers is $74K per year. Safety Managers or Construction Safety Managers are common next-step roles for Safety Supervisors moving up in their careers; annual pay for Safety Managers is $7K higher on average, and it's $11K higher for Construction Safety Managers.

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Popular Skills for Safety Supervisor


Survey results suggest that Safety Supervisors use a fairly large toolkit 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, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Most people who know 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.


For many Safety Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $48K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $55K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $63K in this role. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $69K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Safety Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Safety Supervisor Salaries



Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Training
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%