Average Food Safety Manager Salary

$66,867
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$4,892
Bonus
$2,125
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The average salary for a Food Safety Manager is $66,867.
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$44k
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$67k
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$92k
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What Do Food Safety Managers Do?

Food Safety Manager Tasks
  • Design food safety processes for risk assessment that meet globally recognized standards.
  • Develop and lead audit process.
  • Educate facilities in and assess all types of risk including package, utility, ingredient and process.
  • Oversee utilization and effectiveness of established food safety systems and drive continuous improvement of systems.

Job Satisfaction for Food Safety Manager

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What Are Popular Skills for Food Safety Managers?

Skills in Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Food Safety are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance and Auditing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Food Safety Managers?

An entry-level Food Safety Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,754 based on 20 salaries. An early career Food Safety Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,212 based on 176 salaries. A mid-career Food Safety Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,285 based on 147 salaries. An experienced Food Safety Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,420 based on 153 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,361.
Employees with Food Safety Manager in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 30.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (10.2% more) and New York, New York (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fresno, California (25.2% less), Portland, Oregon (17.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (12.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 563 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
31.3%
Mid Career
26.1%
Experienced
27.2%
Late Career
11.9%