The average salary for a Safety Manager in Canada is C$78,833.
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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
Training Program Development
Skills in Risk Management / Risk Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training Program Development, Microsoft Office, Training 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 C$69,489 based on 97 salaries. A mid-career Safety Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,611 based on 139 salaries. An experienced Safety Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$85,452 based on 155 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$102,409.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Safety Manager in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 17.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (10.3% more) and Grande Prairie, Alberta (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (16.3% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.0% less) and Toronto, Ontario (2.4% less).
Years of Experience
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