How much does a Safety Specialist make? The median annual Safety Specialist salary is $74,699, as of January 30, 2018, with a range usually between $60,422-$87,313, 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.
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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 $74,699, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Safety Specialist in the United States are expected to make less than $74,699.
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 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 February 2018
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. 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. 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. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. View full job description