A Safety Officer earns an average salary of C$59,307 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$38,945 - C$85,372
C$39K
C$59K
C$85K
MEDIAN: C$58,840
10%
50%
90%
C$16.52 - C$39.30
C$17
C$25
C$39
MEDIAN: C$25.39
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$87K
Salary C$38,945 - C$85,372
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,766
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$10,926
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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C$37,391 - C$87,416
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 285
Hourly Data C$0C$64
Hourly Rate C$16.52 - C$39.30
Overtime C$15.07 - C$64.46
Annual Data C$0C$87K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,766
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$10,926
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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C$37,391 - C$87,416
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 236

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 by Experience Level for Safety Officer

Pay by Experience for a Safety Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Safety Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 148 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Safety Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Safety Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$69,000 based on 37 salaries. A Safety Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$67,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$57,713

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Safety Officer Reviews

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

Safety Officer in Fort St John:
"The workers."
Pros: Educating worker on the safest way to perform their tasks at work.
Cons: Being away from home all the time, the amount of pay compared to the amount of hours you put in.

Safety Officer in rivers:
"Tough."
Pros: The workers, the people treat me extremely well.
Cons: Management. They are not overly caring about safety.

Safety Officer in Chilliwack:
"Project Manager/CSO/F.A.A."
Pros: I like that I get to help individuals and assist them when they are hurt. I enjoy the hours and the perks of management.
Cons: I dislike the pay. I dislike the culture of the job. It is a very high stress level. I hate businessmen and the like. My employer is rude and deceitful.

Safety Officer in New Brunswick:
"Safety officer."
Pros: Make work safe for all co workers.
Cons: Co workers not taking safety seriously.

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Key Stats for Safety Officer

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Safety Officer Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Late-Career
▲16%

▲11%

National Average
C$58,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 17%