Safety Supervisor Salary

An average Safety Supervisor in the United States can expect to take home roughly $56K per year. The range in cash compensation to Safety Supervisors ($35K to $85K) includes potential earnings of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Male Safety Supervisors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field.

$37,837 - $83,356
$38K
$56K
$83K
MEDIAN: $56,367
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90%

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$13.31 - $36.33
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$36
MEDIAN: $20.73
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$0$85K
Salary $37,837 - $83,356
Bonus $0.00 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,304
Total Pay (?
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$34,785 - $85,161
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 266
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $13.31 - $36.33
Overtime $18.25 - $41.55
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,304
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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$34,785 - $85,161
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 139

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Job Description for Safety Supervisor

Safety supervisors monitor and enforce safety measures, policies, and requirements determined by their organization and pertinent laws. The safety supervisor's tasks include completing regular safety checks (including job site inspections along with employee inspections), looking for unsafe work conditions, helping with safety projects, and ensuring that all safety recommendations are taken into effect. They also discipline for safety codes that are violated, and submit and review reports on safety.

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Safety Supervisor Tasks

  • Implement and coordinate safety programs, requirements and regulations to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions.
  • Report and document findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, or testing.
  • Conduct and coordinate worker training; such as safety regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment.
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes.

Common Career Paths for Safety Supervisor


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Safety Supervisors who go on to become Environmental Health & Safety Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Managers is $75K annually. Career advancement for the typical Safety Supervisor often leads to becoming a Safety Manager or a Construction Safety Manager; median salaries in these positions are $7K higher and $10K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Safety Supervisor


Safety Supervisors generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Windows Operating System General Use, Safety Compliance, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. Training and OSHA Compliance, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Most people who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Safety Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Safety Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Safety Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 212 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Safety Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Safety Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 74 salaries. A Safety Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,421

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

Surpassing the national average by 32 percent, Safety Supervisors in Baton Rouge receive some of the highest pay in the country. Safety Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in New Orleans (+10 percent), Boston (+9 percent), Houston (+7 percent), and Bakersfield (+7 percent). New York is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 10 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver (9 percent lower) and Dallas (1 percent lower).

Safety Supervisor Reviews

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

Safety Supervisor in Little Rock:
"Lumber Mill Safety Supervisor."
Pros: The people. The satisfaction. Project management.
Cons: Amount of hours. Commute distance.

Safety Supervisor in Florida:
"Long hours and lots of travel."
Pros: Seeing different parts of the united states.
Cons: Traveling away from home every week and not being able to see my family.

Safety Supervisor in Conyers:
"Over Worked and Underpaid."
Pros: I like to work with the employees to help them understand safety and what it means to them. I like breaking down OSHA regulations and applying them to the work place. I also enjoy making a difference in the employees life by showing them that I care and I want to help take care of them in an injury. I also really enjoy the trending data from gathering it to calculating it out and seeing the positive trends that come from doping the job right populate on my charts.
Cons: I agreed to stay in safety after being promoted to an environmental job, because the safety manager, my boss quit. It has been six months with no replacement and I am the only person in safety for 800 employees. I am super frustrated by the idea that sine I am in safety, its my job to make safety and their job to make product. I also get calls all hours of night for safety related incidents serious and small.

Safety Supervisor in Windsor Locks:
"An agonizing experience."
Pros: Working with people, exchanging ideas and influencing others.
Cons: Politics.

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Key Stats for Safety Supervisor

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Safety Supervisor Salaries

▲28%

▲18%

▲9%

National Average
$55,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Safety Supervisor Salaries







National Average
$55,000


Training
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 16%
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