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Occupational Safety & Health Inspector Salary
in Illinois, United States

$151,509 (USD)

Average Salary

$73/hr

Average Hourly

$5,015

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Occupational Safety & Health Inspector is $151,509 a year and $73 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Occupational Safety & Health Inspector is between $104,502 and $188,814. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Occupational Safety & Health Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects places of employment to detect unsafe or unhealthy working conditions: inspects work environment, machinery, and equipment in establishments and other work sites for conformance with governmental standards according to procedure or in response to complaint or accident.
  • Interviews supervisors and employees to obtain facts about work practice or accident.
  • Rates unsafe condition according to factors, such as severity of potential injury, likelihood of recurrence, employers' accident record, and evidence of voluntary compliance.
  • Observes employees at work to determine compliance with safety precautions and safety equipment used.
  • Orders suspension of activity posing threat to workers.
  • Writes new safety order proposal designed to protect workers from work methods, processes, or other hazard not previously covered, using knowledge of safety-engineering practices, available protective devices, safety testing, and occupational safety and health standards.
  • Discusses reason for inspection and penalty rating system with employer.
  • Reviews log of reportable accidents and preventive actions taken to determine employers' attitude toward compliance with regulations.
  • Documents findings and code sections violated.
  • Interprets applicable laws and regulations to advise employer on legal requirements.
  • May specialize in inspection of specific machine, apparatus, or device.
  • May specialize in inspection of specific industry, such as construction, manufacturing, mining, petroleum, or transportation.
  • May testify in legal proceedings.
  • May photograph work environment suspected of endangering wo.
Occupational Safety & Health Inspector Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Job family population: 81,330

Estimated population of Occupational Safety & Health Inspector jobs: 752

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$175,641
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Occupational Safety & Health Inspector Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Safety Engineer Construction New Grads Welcome
Jun 6
Itasca, IL, USA
FCL Builders
Bachelor's Degree in an Occupational Safety and Health discipline, or equivalent and relevant ... Conduct random safety inspections on all job sites each month * Notify subcontractors of necessary ...
Director of Safety
Jun 2
Phoenix, IL, USA
Sterling
Conduct safety inspection walks of company facilities and job sites detecting existing or potential ... Professional, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Construction Health and Safety ...
Quality Inspector - 1st shift
May 23
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Prinova
Quality Inspector 6 am- 2:30 pm Department : Quality/Regulatory Location : Carol Stream, IL Summary ... with occupational safety and health standards issued under OSHA and to follow all rules ...
Quality Inspector 2nd shift 2-10:30 pm
May 23
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Prinova
Quality Inspector 2nd shift 2-10:30 pm Department : Quality/Regulatory Location : Carol Stream, IL ... with occupational safety and health standards issued under OSHA and to follow all rules ...
Health And Safety Manager
Jul 5
us
Regis Technologies
... safety activities, which include designing, implementing, and conducting health programs to ... control occupational health hazards and diseases. The manager will investigate the adequacy of ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Occupational Safety & Health Inspector is $151,509 a year and $73 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Occupational Safety & Health Inspector is between $104,502 and $188,814. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Occupational Safety & Health Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Occupational Safety & Health Inspector Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Safety Engineer Construction New Grads Welcome
Jun 6
Itasca, IL, USA
FCL Builders
Bachelor's Degree in an Occupational Safety and Health discipline, or equivalent and relevant ... Conduct random safety inspections on all job sites each month * Notify subcontractors of necessary ...
Director of Safety
Jun 2
Phoenix, IL, USA
Sterling
Conduct safety inspection walks of company facilities and job sites detecting existing or potential ... Professional, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Construction Health and Safety ...
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