The average pay for a Safety Officer is AU$64,175 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$48,538 - AU$89,603
AU$49K
AU$64K
AU$90K
MEDIAN: AU$64,435
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50%
90%
AU$22.60 - AU$39.20
AU$23
AU$28
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$28.03
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$89K
Salary AU$48,538 - AU$89,603
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,119
Profit Sharing AU$1,500
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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AU$48,426 - AU$89,072
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 246
Hourly Data AU$0AU$61
Hourly Rate AU$22.60 - AU$39.20
Hourly Tips AU$1.81
Overtime AU$33.03 - AU$61.67
Annual Data AU$0AU$89K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,119
Profit Sharing AU$1,500
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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AU$48,426 - AU$89,072
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

Job Description for Safety Officer

Safety officers are responsible for monitoring activities in the workplace and ensuring that nobody is violating safety regulations. The essential aim of their job is to minimize occupational injuries, accidents, and health problems. Their job requires more than simply watching the behavior of coworkers and correcting unsafe conduct; they must also provide employees with safety training to ensure that they are fully aware of safety standards. This may involve circulating reading and instructional material on the matter, as well as running or organizing educational programs.

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Safety Officer Tasks

  • Develop, train others, enforce, and audit safety standards and regulations.
  • Document safety policies, training, regulations, compliance, and adverse events.
  • Conduct walkthroughs and formal audits to evaluate safety needs and policies.
  • Monitor equipment moves and maintenance, and make changes to procedures.

Common Career Paths for Safety Officer


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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$62,969

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

Safety Officer in Upper Mount Gravatt:
Pros: The opportunity to learn and grow.
Cons: The pay and the gender gap.

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Key Stats for Safety Officer

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Safety Officer Salaries

▲14%

▲12%

National Average
AU$63,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Safety Officer Salaries

Safety Compliance
▼0%

National Average
AU$63,000


▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 94%