How much does a Safety Specialist make? The median annual Safety Specialist salary is $70,240, as of November 30, 2016, with a range usually between $60,422-$82,286, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Safety Specialist in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Safety Specialist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Safety Specialist in the United States is $70,240, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Safety Specialist in the United States are expected to make less than $70,240.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Safety Specialist that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Safety Specialist are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of December 2016
Responsible for an organization's safety programs. Helps develop, implement, monitor, and manage safety programs, policies, and procedures. Ensures the organization complies with all current safety regulations. Evaluates the organization's procedures, facilities and equipment to identify unsafe conditions that need improvement. Identifies and evaluates detrimental working conditions and makes adjustments to safeguard employee health. Researches and recommends safety equipment. Responsible for maintenance of safety and accident records. May require an associate's degree and 2-4 years of experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. View full job description