Safety Manager, Construction Salary

The average Construction Safety Manager in the United States earns approximately $73K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Some workers in this field — around one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. The vast majority of Construction Safety Managers (89 percent) who took the survey are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$49,169 - $102,214
$49K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,626
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$16.94 - $46.54
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MEDIAN: $28.64
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$0$111K
Salary $49,169 - $102,214
Bonus $98.63 - $10,232
Profit Sharing $3,000
Commission $21,500
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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$47,286 - $111,061
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 215
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $16.94 - $46.54
Overtime $24.18 - $67.30
Annual Data $0$111K
Bonus $98.63 - $10,232
Commission $21,500
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$47,286 - $111,061
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86

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Job Description for Safety Manager, Construction

Construction safety managers are responsible for managing all safety aspects during the construction process on behalf of their company. They are in charge of devising and implementing safety features for all staff to follow and striving to minimize construction accidents by ensuring established safety procedures are followed. They help with training efforts, and verify that all employees are using protective gear and following safety standards at all times. Other principal functions include communicating with construction professionals about ways to reduce accident exposure, providing support in safety matters, interacting with government officials to maintain onsite security, and communicating with clients and vendors to establish safety parameters.

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Safety Manager, Construction Tasks

  • Oversee and implement safety policies.
  • Track and investigate construction accidents to ensure compliance with safety policies.
  • Develop and execute employee safety education programs.

Common Career Paths for Safety Manager, Construction


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Construction Safety Managers' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Safety Director. On average, Safety Directors get paid about the same as Construction Safety Managers do.

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Pay by Experience Level for Safety Manager, Construction

Pay by Experience for a Safety Manager, Construction has a positive trend. An entry-level Safety Manager, Construction with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 121 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Safety Manager, Construction with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Safety Manager, Construction which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 99 salaries. A Safety Manager, Construction with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,604

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

Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Construction Safety Managers, 34 percent above the national average. Construction Safety Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Baton Rouge (+22 percent), San Diego (+10 percent), New York (+8 percent), and Atlanta (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Raleigh, which sits 16 percent below the national average. Employers in Miami and Houston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (16 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively).

Safety Manager, Construction Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Safety Manager, Construction?

Safety Manager, Construction in Raleigh:
"Safety Manager."
Pros: Opportunity to help other workers recognize hazards and way to minimize or eliminate them.
Cons: Its amazing how some people react to someone trying to help them do something safer.

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Key Stats for Safety Manager, Construction

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Safety Manager, Construction Salaries

▲23%

▲17%

▲2%

National Average
$73,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Safety Manager, Construction Salaries

National Average
$73,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 25%
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