The average salary for a Mid-Career Safety Manager is AU$107,651.
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Job Description for Safety Manager
A safety manager ensures workplace safety, with the goal of reducing injury and related legal issues. This role is found in many different industries, including in outdoor settings; for example, safety managers commonly are needed on construction sites where manual labor and the operation of heavy machinery occur. A typical day in the role of a safety manager may be split among working on a site to oversee a project or it may be conducted in an office, making calls, and resolving certain health …Read more
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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Popular Skills for Safety Manager
Risk Management / Risk Control
Skills in Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include OSHA Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management / Risk Control and Safety Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Safety Manager
An early career Safety Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$81,251 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Safety Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$119,578 based on 143 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$134,912.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Safety Manager in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 9.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (3.0% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (2.0% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.3% less).
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