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How Much Does a Health & Safety Officer Earn In The United States?

Health & Safety Officer Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$63,000
$38,000
$63,000
$105,000
Health & safety officers in the United States make an average salary of $63,998 per year or $30.77 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $38,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $105,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New Hampshire, Oregon, California, Washington, and New Jersey provide the highest health & safety officer salaries.
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Where Health & Safety Officers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where health & safety officers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Health & Safety Officers Earn In Different Cities?

While a health & safety officer can average a salary of $63,998 per year, or $30.77 per hour, there are many opportunities for health & safety officers to make more. For example, in New Orleans, LA you might make $66,514 per year. Other high-paying locations include Yuma, AZ, West Lafayette, IN and Tampa, FL. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New Orleans, LA where the average starting salary is $36,000. The highest paying states for health & safety officers include New Hampshire, Oregon and California. Meanwhile, South Carolina, Iowa, and Arkansas offer the lowest salaries.
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1. New Orleans, LA
$66,514
Avg. Salary
$36k
$91k
2. Yuma, AZ
$57,821
Avg. Salary
$36k
$91k
3. West Lafayette, IN
$54,545
Avg. Salary
$36k
$91k
4. Tampa, FL
$51,845
Avg. Salary
$36k
$91k
5. Auburn, AL
$50,082
Avg. Salary
$36k
$91k

High Paying Health & Safety Officer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Health & Safety Officers The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a health & safety officer, being employed by a company such as CyberCoders or Compass Hldgs would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Auburn University and Aerotek also report highly competitive salaries for health & safety officers.
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Avg. Salary
$29k
$101k
Avg. Salary
$29k
$101k
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$29k
$101k
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$29k
$101k
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$29k
$101k
Avg. Salary
$29k
$101k

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Health & Safety Officer Salary History

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    Recently Added Health & Safety Officer Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Site Safety and Health Officer
    Site Safety and Health Officer
    Salisbury, MD
    Salisbury, MD
    11/19/2020
    11/19/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    11/19/2020
    Site Safety and Health Officer
    Site Safety and Health Officer
    Norfolk, VA
    Norfolk, VA
    11/19/2020
    11/19/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    11/19/2020
    Site Safety Health Officer
    Site Safety Health Officer
    Hampton, VA
    Hampton, VA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $75,000
    $75,000
    10/28/2020
    Assistant Biosafety Officer (7146U), Environment, Health & Safety #9195
    Assistant Biosafety Officer (7146U), Environment, Health & Safety #9195
    Berkeley, CA
    Berkeley, CA
    09/28/2020
    09/28/2020
    $67,500
    $67,500
    09/28/2020
    Safety & Health Officer 1 (Safety & Security Officer)
    Safety & Health Officer 1 (Safety & Security Officer)
    Mankato, MN
    Mankato, MN
    09/15/2020
    09/15/2020
    $46,938
    $46,938
    09/15/2020
    Spherion
    Spherion
    Environmental Health & Safety Officer
    Environmental Health & Safety Officer
    Environmental Health & Safety Officer
    Montgomery, AL
    Montgomery, AL
    08/13/2020
    08/13/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    08/13/2020
    Hs14-Health and Safety Officer
    Hs14-Health and Safety Officer
    Troy, MI
    Troy, MI
    06/18/2020
    06/18/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    06/18/2020
    Wholesale Food Safety Inspection Officer-Dept. of Health-001Ne2
    Wholesale Food Safety Inspection Officer-Dept. of Health-001Ne2
    West Lafayette, IN
    West Lafayette, IN
    03/27/2020
    03/27/2020
    $77,115
    $77,115
    03/27/2020
    Suny Cortland
    Suny Cortland
    Health & Safety Officer
    Health & Safety Officer
    Health & Safety Officer
    Cortland, NY
    Cortland, NY
    01/29/2020
    01/29/2020
    $166,960
    $166,960
    01/29/2020
    Croell Inc.
    Croell Inc.
    Health & Safety Officer
    Health & Safety Officer
    Health & Safety Officer
    Sundance, WY
    Sundance, WY
    01/26/2020
    01/26/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    01/26/2020