Average Safety Officer Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Safety Officer in Australia is AU$66,056.
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AU$50k - AU$91k
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AU$49k - AU$90k

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Job Description for Safety Officer

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.

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Popular Skills for Safety Officer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Safety Officer

An entry-level Safety Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$53,982 based on 28 salaries. An early career Safety Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$62,474 based on 174 salaries. A mid-career Safety Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,224 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Safety Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$75,759 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$75,000.
Employees with Safety Officer in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 13.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (9.6% more) and Perth, Western Australia (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toowoomba, Queensland (7.1% less), Brisbane, Queensland (6.0% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (0.6% less).

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