Safety Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Safety Specialist make in the United States? The average Safety Specialist salary in the United States is $77,804 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $62,912 and $90,953. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Safety Specialist implements, manages and monitors safety programs, policies, and procedures that meet OSHA and other applicable requirements. Evaluates the organization's procedures, facilities and equipment by conducting inspections to identify unsafe conditions and to implement safeguards and solutions. Being a Safety Specialist ensures the organization complies with all current safety regulations and that all employees are aware of safety requirements and are prepared to follow safety procedures. Collects data and reports on all safety and accident events. Additionally, Safety Specialist may have additional responsibility for fire prevention, hazardous waste management, resource conservation, or other safety related activities depending on the industry and location. May require an associate's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Safety Specialist gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Safety Specialist typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Safety Specialist

    2 - 4 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Environmental Services Coordinator

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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