Average Food Safety Coordinator Salary

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The average salary for a Food Safety Coordinator is $50,241.
MEDIAN $50,241
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$32k - $73k
$485 - $7k
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$0 - $2k
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$29k - $66k

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Job Description for Food Safety Coordinator

Food Safety Coordinator Tasks
  • Maintain safety training documentation including safety training, staff meetings, and safety audits.
  • Respond to consumer and customer complaints.
  • Educate supervisors and managers on corporate safety programs.
  • Aid supervisors and complete all forms relating to injury and illness prevention, accident investigation, corrective action, and departmental maintenance of the MSDS and chemical list.
  • Assist safety committee meetings, activities, and maintain meeting minutes.

Job Satisfaction for Food Safety Coordinator

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Highly Satisfied

Career Paths

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Food Safety Coordinator
Food Safety Manager
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Compliance Manager
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Food Safety Coordinator

Skills in Food Safety, Writing Procedures & Documentation, Internal Audit and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Food Safety Coordinator

An entry-level Food Safety Coordinator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,000 based on 9 salaries. An early career Food Safety Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,498 based on 92 salaries. A mid-career Food Safety Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Food Safety Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,208 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,000.
Employees with Food Safety Coordinator in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 33.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.4% more) and Santa Maria, California (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (16.4% less), Fresno, California (8.3% less) and Chico, California (6.1% less).

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