Alternate Job Titles: Director of Safety, Safety Director
How much does a Safety Director make? The median annual Safety Director salary is $112,101, as of January 30, 2018, with a range usually between $96,842-$130,145, 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 Director in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Safety Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Safety Director in the United States is $112,101, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Safety Director in the United States are expected to make less than $112,101.
Source: HR Reported data as of January 30, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Safety Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Safety Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2018
Directs, develops, and oversees the general health and safety policies and procedures of the organization. Ensures the workplace is in compliance with OSHA and other state, local, or industry specific regulations and that periodic safety audits are conducted. Provides programs that ensure a safe workplace including safety orientations, skill training, emergency preparedness, proper job instruction, hazardous material disposal procedures, and the use of protective equipment. Develops a systemic process to collect data and analyze the causes of accidents and generate required reporting. Implements initiatives to reduce and prevent accidents, occupational illnesses, and exposure to long-term health hazards. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. View full job description