A Safety Officer earns an average salary of R184,477 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Occupational Health, Construction Site Inspection, Safety Officer, Safety, and Auditing.

R84,576 - R353,346
R85K
R180K
R350K
MEDIAN: R182,900
10%
50%
90%
R36.02 - R167.56
R36
R90
R170
MEDIAN: R89.95
10%
50%
90%
R0R371K
Salary R84,576 - R353,346
Bonus R0.00 - R35,163
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R49,435
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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R85,929 - R371,753
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,197
Hourly Data R0R206
Hourly Rate R36.02 - R167.56
Overtime R9.27 - R206.09
Annual Data R0R371K
Bonus R0.00 - R35,163
Commission R42,000
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R49,435
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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R85,929 - R371,753
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 191

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Pay by Experience Level for Safety Officer

Pay by Experience for a Safety Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Safety Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R177,000 based on 985 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Safety Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R248,000 based on 449 salaries. An experienced Safety Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R293,000 based on 121 salaries. A Safety Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R322,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R190,870

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Safety Officer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Safety Officer?

Safety Officer in Louis Trichardt:
"It is stressfull especially when injuries are occuring."
Pros: Coming up with the control measure that management support.
Cons: When injuries occurs and there are caused by unsafe acts of employees.

Safety Officer in Cape Town:
"Office conditions."
Pros: Informing employees regarding health and safety and environments matters.
Cons: Duplicating the health and safety and environment training to all staff.

Safety Officer in Johannesburg:
Pros:
Cons: Safety awareness to people . Coordination . Monitoring road Safety compliance.

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 Sasolburg:
"Challencing sometimes."
Pros: Love the Health, Safety and Environmental work. Always something new to learn. Love to identify all the hazards and then to eliminate it.
Cons: You get people that hate safety officers and make your work difficult.

Safety Officer in Kimberley:
"Health & Safety Officer of the "LAW""
Pros: It consists of ever changing conditions and circumstances, surprises and obstacles due to the most consistent inconsistent human factor(element). Being responsible for the well being("not dying")of 50 - 70 employees in hazardous construction site's is.., well.... Ofcourse a lot of responsibility. Stress, Anxiousness insomnia and constipation, my perks of this employment....but its so rewarding when you succeed and know what great influence you are in so many way's...
Cons: Disgruntled colleague's and clients (Due to loss off production that you cause from safety implementation and training) Being called : "party pooper", "nancy pants" "mommy's boy" ect... And the worst of all being confused with a "security officer...." Paperwork.......Nightmare .... Liability ...........HELL.....

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.

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Key Stats for Safety Officer

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Safety Officer Salaries

▲69%

▲53%

▲30%

National Average
R191,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Safety Officer Salaries

Occupational Health
▲62%

Construction Site Inspection
▲54%

Safety Officer
▲53%

Safety
▲53%

Auditing
▲51%

OSHA Compliance
▲20%



Incident Investigation
▲5%


National Average
R191,000


SAMTRAC
▼3%

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 66%
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