Safety Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$63,000
$40,000
Min 10%
$63,000
Median 50%
$101,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a safety specialist make?
Safety Specialists in America make an average salary of $63,762 per year or $30.66 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $101,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $40,000 per year. Finance companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Safety Specialists. Some of the states with the best Safety Specialist salaries are Alaska, California, Nevada, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. The typical employment for a Safety Specialist is 3.1 years.
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Average Safety Specialist Salary By Location

Across America, Safety Specialists make on average $63,762 annually or $30.66 hourly. The top city when it comes to Safety Specialist salaries is San Francisco, CA at $86,460 per year. Even an entry-level Safety Specialist makes $51,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Safety Specialist salaries are Alaska, California, Nevada, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Wisconsin, North Carolina, Maine, Alabama, and Wyoming are the lowest earners.

Map of Safety Specialist Salaries

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

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Average Safety Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Safety Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Finance companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Safety Specialists are Google and Twitter. Companies like Facebook and Chevron also report very competitive wages for Safety Specialists.
Company
Average Salary
$121,731
$122k
$110,991
$111k
$110,504
$111k
$108,640
$109k

Average Safety Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Safety Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Pharmaceutical companies, Energy companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Safety Specialists well. Pharmaceutical companies pay Safety Specialists an average salary of $69,359, Energy companies pay $67,919, and Manufacturing companys come in at $65,164. At $51,070, the average salary for Safety Specialists in the Technology industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$69,359
$69k
Energy
Energy
$67,919
$68k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$65,164
$65k
Retail
Retail
$64,919
$65k
Construction
Construction
$61,895
$62k
Health Care
Health Care
$55,359
$55k
Technology
Technology
$51,070
$51k

Safety Specialist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Safety Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Safety Specialist I
04/24/2020
$49,968
Highway Safety Specialist
04/10/2020
$52,956
Child Safety Specialist(Job ID 52392)
04/09/2020
$38,665
Research Safety Specialist/Ppe Coordinator
04/09/2020
$61,600
Health & Safety Specialist-Day Shift-Immediate Start
04/04/2020
$37,566
Food Safety Specialist II, III and IV
03/29/2020
$52,956
Construction and Project Safety Specialist V/Piping Lead
03/28/2020
$156,525
Sanitation and Safety Specialist-Dbpr/Hotels and Restaurants **Open Competitive**
03/25/2020
$34,087
Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District
Safety Specialist
03/21/2020
$100,000
Health and Safety Specialist
03/09/2020
$90,000
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