A Safety Officer earns an average salary of R184,477 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Occupational Health, Construction Site Inspection, Safety Officer, Safety, and Auditing.

R83,939 - R358,093
R84K
R180K
R360K
MEDIAN: R183,586
10%
50%
90%
R35.49 - R173.61
R35
R88
R170
MEDIAN: R87.80
10%
50%
90%
R0R374K
Salary R83,939 - R358,093
Bonus R0.00 - R31,712
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R48,288
Commission R42,000
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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R84,740 - R374,923
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,215
Hourly Data R0R217
Hourly Rate R35.49 - R173.61
Hourly Tips R11.11
Overtime R7.75 - R217.49
Annual Data R0R374K
Bonus R0.00 - R31,712
Commission R42,000
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R48,288
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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R84,740 - R374,923
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 195

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Pay by Experience Level for Safety Officer

Pay by Experience for a Safety Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Safety Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R177,000 based on 985 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Safety Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R248,000 based on 449 salaries. An experienced Safety Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R293,000 based on 121 salaries. A Safety Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R322,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R189,738

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Safety Officer Reviews

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

Safety Officer in mpumalanga:
"Awesome job ever.saving people's lives it the best feeling e."
Pros: Know that you save lives everyday.
Cons: Not getting paid well.

Safety Officer in Louis Trichardt:
"It is stressfull especially when injuries are occuring."
Pros: Coming up with the control measure that management support.
Cons: When injuries occurs and there are caused by unsafe acts of employees.

Safety Officer in Cape Town:
"Office conditions."
Pros: Informing employees regarding health and safety and environments matters.
Cons: Duplicating the health and safety and environment training to all staff.

Safety Officer in Johannesburg:
Pros:
Cons: Safety awareness to people . Coordination . Monitoring road Safety compliance.

Safety Officer in Bloemfontein:
"Safety Officer."
Pros: I like working with all sorts of people and getting the opportunity to learn from them. I learn each and every single day something new.
Cons: When someone gets injured or when I have to put someone off site and its not really their fault that something happened.

Safety Officer in Sasolburg:
"Challencing sometimes."
Pros: Love the Health, Safety and Environmental work. Always something new to learn. Love to identify all the hazards and then to eliminate it.
Cons: You get people that hate safety officers and make your work difficult.

Safety Officer in Kimberley:
"Health & Safety Officer of the "LAW""
Pros: It consists of ever changing conditions and circumstances, surprises and obstacles due to the most consistent inconsistent human factor(element). Being responsible for the well being("not dying")of 50 - 70 employees in hazardous construction site's is.., well.... Ofcourse a lot of responsibility. Stress, Anxiousness insomnia and constipation, my perks of this employment....but its so rewarding when you succeed and know what great influence you are in so many way's...
Cons: Disgruntled colleague's and clients (Due to loss off production that you cause from safety implementation and training) Being called : "party pooper", "nancy pants" "mommy's boy" ect... And the worst of all being confused with a "security officer...." Paperwork.......Nightmare .... Liability ...........HELL.....

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Key Stats for Safety Officer

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Safety Officer Salaries

▲70%

▲54%

▲31%

National Average
R190,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Safety Officer Salaries

Occupational Health
▲63%

Construction Site Inspection
▲55%

Safety Officer
▲54%

Safety
▲53%

Auditing
▲52%

OSHA Compliance
▲21%



Incident Investigation
▲5%


National Average
R190,000


SAMTRAC
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 66%
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