Average Early-Career Food Safety Manager Salary

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The average salary for an Early-Career Food Safety Manager is $58,667.
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Job Description for Food Safety Manager

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.

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Popular Skills for Food Safety Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Food Safety Manager

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 $49,222 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Food Safety Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,485 based on 153 salaries. An experienced Food Safety Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,333 based on 142 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,835.
Employees with Food Safety Manager in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 35.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (18.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (6.3% less).

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