The average salary for a Safety Officer is R184,367 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Auditing, Safety Officer, and Internal Audit.

R84,474 - R356,723
(Median)
R84K
R180K
R360K
MEDIAN: R184,366
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R35.93 - R165.22
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R81
R170
MEDIAN: R80
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R130KR260KR390K
Salary
R84,474 - R356,723  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R35,886  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R30,410  
Commission
R42,000  
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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R86,108 - R370,184  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,217
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R70R140R210
Hourly Rate
R35.93 - R165.22  
   
Overtime
R7.83 - R206.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R140KR280KR420K
Bonus
R0.00 - R35,886  
   
Commission
R42,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R30,410  
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).
)
R86,108 - R370,184  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 225
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National Average: R189,876

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What is it like working as a Safety Officer?

Safety Officer in Bloemfontein:
"Safety Officer."
Pros: I like working with all sorts of people and getting the opportunity to learn from them. I learn each and every single day something new.
Cons: When someone gets injured or when I have to put someone off site and its not really their fault that something happened.

Safety Officer in Johannesburg:
"It is always good to manage people more specifically if you."
Pros: Being in charge and for people to rely on me.
Cons: When people take short cut and put their life at risk.

Safety Officer in Cape Town:
"Ensuring safety of employees at work."
Pros: Compliance of people with safety rules, no fatalities, and no injuries to employees,
Cons: Non compliance with the safety rules and regulations, poorly maintained equipment, Poor house keeping, fatalities and injury, poorly maintaned infrastruture, invisible signage, enviromental spillages, poor trained employees on the sop's and their jobs.

Safety Officer in Witbank:
"The management."
Pros: My work as n safety officer. Audits.investigating and safety talks. And procedures I created.
Cons: The far driving in the night.and the management that can`t speak to me nice.

Safety Officer in Rustenburg:
Pros: Feeding employees with information on how to work safely with others in a working environment n at home.
Cons: When employees don't carry out n practice the information I tought them daily from the tool box every morning before commencing the task of the day . That's make cross n feel like m not doing hard n to my ability and to the best interest of the company.

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Experience Affects Safety Officer Salaries




National Average
R190,000


Skills That Affect Safety Officer Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 52%

Safety Officer
up arrow 38%


Construction Site Inspection
up arrow 10%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 4%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
R190,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

Incident Investigation
up arrow 2%

SAMTRAC
up arrow 7%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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