The average salary for an Entry-Level Food Safety Manager is $49,222.
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Job Description for Food Safety Manager
Food safety managers work in dedicated food production operations to ensure that all consumable food items under his/her responsibility are prepared, stored, and packaged in a safe manner. They are employed primarily by food processing plants and similar large-scale food operations, but also by schools and large hospitals, to ensure that proper procedures are followed. The main responsibility of these managers is to serve as quality-control agents in food packaging/processing operations. They m…Read more
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 Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Regulatory Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Food Safety Manager
An early career Food Safety Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,667 based on 176 salaries. A mid-career Food Safety Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,861 based on 160 salaries. An experienced Food Safety Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,459 based on 145 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,582.
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