The average salary for a Safety Officer in South Africa is R205,635.
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Job Description for Safety Officer
Safety officers are responsible for monitoring activities in the workplace and ensuring that nobody is violating safety regulations. The essential aim of their job is to minimize occupational injuries, accidents, and health problems. Their job requires more than simply watching the behavior of coworkers and correcting unsafe conduct; they must also provide employees with safety training to ensure that they are fully aware of safety standards. This may involve circulating reading and instructiona…Read more
Safety Officer Tasks
- Develop, train others, enforce, and audit safety standards and regulations.
- Document safety policies, training, regulations, compliance, and adverse events.
- Conduct walkthroughs and formal audits to evaluate safety needs and policies.
- Monitor equipment moves and maintenance, and make changes to procedures.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Safety Officer
The top respondents for the job title Safety Officer are from the companies Stefanutti Stocks, Eskom and Sasol Mining. Reported salaries are highest at Transnet Ltd where the average pay is R362,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sasol Mining and Stefanutti Stocks, earning around R301,877 and R300,000, respectively. ACTOM pays the lowest at around R156,000. Raubex and Aveng also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R168,000 and R247,055, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Safety Officer
Risk Management / Risk Control
Skills in Safety Compliance, Risk Management / Risk Control, Legal Compliance and Internal Audit are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include OSHA Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Safety Officer
An entry-level Safety Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R146,540 based on 88 salaries. An early career Safety Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R180,366 based on 1,280 salaries. A mid-career Safety Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R240,903 based on 711 salaries. An experienced Safety Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R309,767 based on 291 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R290,000.
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