Average Safety Manager Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Safety Manager in Canada is C$78,833.
MEDIAN C$78,833
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C$58k - C$121k
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C$1k - C$13k
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C$51k - C$121k

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Job Description for Safety Manager

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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Health and Safety Manager
Construction Safety Officer
Safety Manager, Construction
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Popular Skills for Safety Manager

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.
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).

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