The average salary for a Safety Specialist is $62,138.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Safety Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Safety Specialist are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, The Boeing Company and Safex. Reported salaries are highest at The Boeing Company where the average pay is $93,076. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include BAE Systems Inc., earning around $70,000. Amazon.com Inc pays the lowest at around $49,355. Safex also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $59,623.
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What Are Popular Skills for Safety Specialists?
Training Program Development
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 Safety Training and Safety Compliance.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Safety Specialists?
An entry-level Safety Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,778 based on 56 salaries. An early career Safety Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,430 based on 470 salaries. A mid-career Safety Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,710 based on 296 salaries. An experienced Safety Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,894 based on 195 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,431.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Safety Specialist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 15.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (14.7% less), Columbus, Ohio (7.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.5% less).
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