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$48,091 - AU$89,234
AU$48K
AU$65K
AU$89K
MEDIAN: AU$64,613
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50%
90%
AU$22.54 - AU$39.41
AU$23
AU$28
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$28.13
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$89K
Salary AU$48,091 - AU$89,234
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,084
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$48,149 - AU$89,139
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 262
Hourly Data AU$0AU$61
Hourly Rate AU$22.54 - AU$39.41
Hourly Tips AU$1.81
Overtime AU$33.49 - AU$61.24
Annual Data AU$0AU$89K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,084
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$48,149 - AU$89,139
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 109

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$63,411

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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
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Safety Officer Salaries

▲13%

▲11%

National Average
AU$63,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Safety Officer Salaries

National Average
AU$63,000

Safety Compliance
▼1%


▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

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