The average salary for a Mid-Career Food Safety Manager is $67,031.
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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 Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Safety and Safety Compliance.
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 $48,925 based on 19 salaries. An early career Food Safety Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,045 based on 188 salaries. An experienced Food Safety Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,272 based on 144 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,779.
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Employees with Food Safety Manager in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 42.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sacramento, California (6.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (0.6% more).
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