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Average Safety Director Salary

$78,524
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,107
Bonus
$6,500
Commission
$5,085
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Safety Director is $78,524.
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$50k
MEDIAN
$79k
90%
$124k
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Bonus
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$998 - $19k
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$45k - $129k
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What Do Safety Directors Do?

Safety Director Tasks
  • Assist and monitor projects across multiple facilities or locations.
  • Make recommendations for performance improvement, and collaborate with other department personnel in information management activities.
  • Develop and implement safety strategies through training, inspections, and performance reviews.

Job Satisfaction for Safety Director

4.1 out of 5
(412)
Highly Satisfied
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What Are Popular Skills for Safety Directors?

Skills in OSHA Compliance, Risk Management / Risk Control and Training Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training and Safety Compliance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Safety Directors?

An entry-level Safety Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,968 based on 25 salaries. An early career Safety Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,102 based on 391 salaries. A mid-career Safety Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,443 based on 420 salaries. An experienced Safety Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,073 based on 676 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,239.
Employees with Safety Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 33.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (22.4% more) and Houston, Texas (18.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (9.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,004 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
19.5%
Mid Career
21.0%
Experienced
33.7%
Late Career
24.6%