The average salary for a Safety Manager in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$116,419.
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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
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$95,000 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Safety Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$110,829 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Safety Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$118,677 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$170,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Safety Manager in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 0.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (30.1% less), Brisbane, Queensland (12.8% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (10.8% less).
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