Average Safety Manager Salary in Australia

AU$105,980
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AU$6,000
Bonus
AU$5,250
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The average salary for a Safety Manager in Australia is AU$105,980.
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A$70k
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A$106k
90%
A$163k
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AU$70k - AU$163k
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AU$19 - AU$25k
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AU$0 - AU$5k
Total Pay
AU$68k - AU$166k
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What Do Safety Managers Do?

Safety Manager Tasks
  • Participate in the development of safety and health policies, practices and procedures.
  • Ensure company compliance with all applicable laws governing environmental health and safety.
  • Conduct and coordinate safety inspections.
  • Lead the investigation of accidents and injuries, and cooperate in the preparation of material for hearings and insurance investigations.
  • Design and train all levels of employees.

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What Are Popular Skills for Safety Managers?

Skills in Safety Compliance and Risk Management / Risk Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regulatory Compliance, OSHA Compliance and Training.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Safety Managers?

An entry-level Safety Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$73,073 based on 5 salaries. An early career Safety Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$80,192 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Safety Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$103,780 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Safety Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$119,283 based on 128 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$127,428.
Employees with Safety Manager in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (3.8% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Townsville, Queensland (17.0% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (15.1% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 314 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
16.2%
Mid Career
29.0%
Experienced
40.8%
Late Career
12.4%

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