The average salary for a Safety Officer in Canada is C$59,445.
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C$40k - C$83k
C$375 - C$8k
C$103 - C$7k
C$38k - C$85k
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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 instructiona…Read more
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
Risk Management / Risk Control
Skills in Safety Compliance, Risk Management / Risk Control and OSHA Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Internal Audit and Training.
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 C$41,748 based on 17 salaries. An early career Safety Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$56,370 based on 167 salaries. A mid-career Safety Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$63,652 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Safety Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,140 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$75,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Safety Officer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 12.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (11.0% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brandon, Manitoba (13.8% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (1.0% less).
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