The average salary for a Safety Coordinator in Australia is AU$77,226.
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Job Description for Safety Coordinator
A safety coordinator supervises the safety of a company’s workers. Their role is a combination of understanding legal safety requirements and setting standards for the company's workforce. The coordinator’s knowledge is used to help train workers to understand safety procedures and requirements. It is also their duty to monitor working conditions and ensure rules are being followed, using methods such as doing floor checks or quizzing employees about their knowledge of the rules. In the event …Read more
Safety Coordinator Tasks
- Supervise employee activities and inspect company equipment and property to ensure compliance with health and safety standards.
- Handle accident reports, make sure records are properly filed, and identify strategies for preventing future accidents.
- Conduct trainings informing employees of company health and safety plans and promoting safe practices.
- Develop company health and safety plans and policies, and manage programs that ensure safe working conditions.
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Popular Skills for Safety Coordinator
Risk Management / Risk Control
Skills in Safety Compliance, Risk Management / Risk Control, Training and Safety Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include OSHA Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Safety Coordinator
An entry-level Safety Coordinator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$59,530 based on 7 salaries. An early career Safety Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,734 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Safety Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$82,159 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Safety Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$86,361 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$91,859.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Safety Coordinator in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (11.4% less), Sydney, New South Wales (4.6% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (1.0% less).
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