$61,260
Avg. Salary
$35.48
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,479

Bonus

$2,250

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Safety Consultant is $35.48 per hour.

The average pay for a Safety Consultant is $61,260 per year.

10%
$16.51
10%
$35.48
50%
$91.64
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90%
MEDIAN $35.48
10%
$42k
10%
$61k
50%
$104k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $61,260
$42,397 - $103,536
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MEDIAN: $61,260
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$16.51 - $91.64
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$0$122K
Salary $42,397 - $103,536
Bonus $0.00 - $12,397
Profit Sharing $2,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,131 - $122,030
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 286
Hourly Data $0$91
Hourly Rate $16.51 - $91.64
Overtime $20.75 - $62.16
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $0.00 - $12,397
Profit Sharing $2,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,131 - $122,030
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 104

Job Description for Safety Consultant

Safety consultants work in the industrial safety and health field; they may work in factories, construction sites, medical facilities, schools, and other large facilities that house potential human dangers. The duties of a safety consultant include inspecting machinery and safety gear to ensure their proper operation and workers' protection, as well as presenting safety information to employees and management. They are also in charge of applying knowledge related to industrial workplace hazards and accident prevention in their workplace and communicating with external resources such as hospitals, local fire departments, and rescue teams so that the proper emergency personnel are available in case of an accident.

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Safety Consultant Tasks
  • Inspect sites and identify potential OSHA and safety hazards, documenting recommendations.
  • Lead workshops and interventions to improve safety behaviors and equipment usage.
  • Investigate specific incidents and complaints to identify improvement strategies.
  • Provide risk assessments and training to reduce risk in various workplaces.

Common Career Paths for Safety Consultant


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Safety Consultants who advance into the role of an Environmental Health & Safety Manager are fairly uncommon. Environmental Health & Safety Managers on average earn $75K per year. It is more probable, however, that Safety Consultants become Safety Managers or Construction Safety Directors.

Safety Consultant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Safety Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Safety Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Safety Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 93 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Safety Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Safety Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 47 salaries. A Safety Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 38 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,754

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Safety Consultants, Denver provides a pay rate that is 30 percent greater than the national average. Safety Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Pittsburgh (+7 percent) and Boston (+7 percent). Dallas is the lowest-paying area, 4 percent south of the national average.

Safety Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Safety Consultant?

Safety Consultant in Johannesburg:
"Compliance."
Pros: People interaction
Cons: Management committment

Safety Consultant in Kansas City:
"Difficulty Getting Unions and Management on the same page."
Listen to employees and coach them to find a solution to their safety issues. More the ownership to the worker so you are not viewed as the "safety police."

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Key Stats for Safety Consultant

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Safety Consultant Salaries

▲50%

▲29%

National Average
$65,000

▼3%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Safety Consultant Salaries

National Average
$65,000



Training
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 35%