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How Much Does a Safety Specialist Earn In The United States?

Safety Specialist Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$68,000
$44,000
$68,000
$105,000
Safety specialists in the United States make an average salary of $68,286 per year or $32.83 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $44,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $105,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, West Virginia, and Maine provide the highest safety specialist salaries.
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Where Safety Specialists Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Safety Specialists Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New Jersey, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for safety specialists. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Arizona, South Carolina, and Arkansas.
Location
1. Boston, MA
$87,921
Avg. Salary
$34k
$116k
2. San Francisco, CA
$84,386
Avg. Salary
$34k
$116k
3. Edison, NJ
$79,003
Avg. Salary
$34k
$116k
4. Portland, OR
$75,352
Avg. Salary
$34k
$116k
5. Philadelphia, PA
$69,892
Avg. Salary
$34k
$116k
6. Wilmington, DE
$65,879
Avg. Salary
$34k
$116k

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Which Companies Pay Safety Specialists The Most?

To earn a high income as a safety specialist, working for Chevron or Twitter might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like AstraZeneca and Genentech report highly competitive wages for safety specialists.
Company
Avg. Salary
$75k
$158k
Avg. Salary
$75k
$158k
Avg. Salary
$75k
$158k
Avg. Salary
$75k
$158k
Avg. Salary
$75k
$158k
Avg. Salary
$75k
$158k

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Safety Specialist Salary History

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    Recently Added Safety Specialist Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Safety Specialist
    Safety Specialist
    Pleasanton, CA
    Pleasanton, CA
    01/30/2021
    01/30/2021
    $43,827
    $43,827
    01/30/2021
    Safety Specialist
    Safety Specialist
    Commerce, CA
    Commerce, CA
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $52,175
    $52,175
    01/29/2021
    City of Chattanooga Tn
    City of Chattanooga Tn
    Occupational Safety Specialist (HR)
    Occupational Safety Specialist (HR)
    Occupational Safety Specialist (HR)
    Chattanooga, TN
    Chattanooga, TN
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $40,265
    $40,265
    01/29/2021
    K.A. Recruiting
    K.A. Recruiting
    Quality & Patient Safety Specialist Nurse (RN)
    Quality & Patient Safety Specialist Nurse (RN)
    Quality & Patient Safety Specialist Nurse (RN)
    Boston, MA
    Boston, MA
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $100,000
    $100,000
    01/29/2021
    Safety Specialist/Professional
    Safety Specialist/Professional
    Jacksonville, FL
    Jacksonville, FL
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $26,088
    $26,088
    01/29/2021
    Safety Specialist/Professional
    Safety Specialist/Professional
    Little Rock, AR
    Little Rock, AR
    01/27/2021
    01/27/2021
    $26,088
    $26,088
    01/27/2021
    Safety Specialist/Professional
    Safety Specialist/Professional
    Wichita, KS
    Wichita, KS
    01/27/2021
    01/27/2021
    $26,088
    $26,088
    01/27/2021
    Chemical Safety Specialist
    Chemical Safety Specialist
    Bozeman, MT
    Bozeman, MT
    01/27/2021
    01/27/2021
    $56,871
    $56,871
    01/27/2021
    Safety Specialist/Professional
    Safety Specialist/Professional
    Cranbury, NJ
    Cranbury, NJ
    01/27/2021
    01/27/2021
    $26,088
    $26,088
    01/27/2021
    Safety Specialist-Safe Routes To School (#379)
    Safety Specialist-Safe Routes To School (#379)
    Carmichael, CA
    Carmichael, CA
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $49,650
    $49,650
    01/26/2021