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Safety Technician Salary

$79,118 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$1,487

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Safety Technician is $79,118 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Safety Technician is between $56,100 and $97,955. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Safety Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Inspects machinery, equipment, and working conditions in industrial or other setting to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Checks machines and equipment for accident prevention devices.
  • Observes workers to determine use of prescribed safety equipment, such as glasses, helmets, goggles, respirators, and clothing.
  • Scopes out specified areas for fire-prevention equipment and other safety and first-aid supplies.
  • Tests working areas for noise, toxic, and other hazards, using decibel meter, gas detector, and light meter.
  • This is a paraprofessional level and excludes Bachelor of Science degrees in engineering.
Safety Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

Job family population: 18,020

Estimated population of Safety Technician jobs: 275

Rate of error: 1.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$91,720
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Safety Technician Job Listings for United States

Safety Technician
Dec 2
Waterman, IL, USA
Unknown
ADVANCE SERVICES is seeking candidates for safety technician for established company in Waterman IL. Under the direct supervision performs assigned tasks from detailed instructions, established ...
Safety Technician (EHS - Night Shift)
Nov 20
Reno, NV, USA
Panasonic Energy
Job Purpose The EHS Technician is responsible for the execution of EHS program elements in support of the company's ISO-45001, Safety Management System (SMS), and ISO-14001 Environmental Management ...
Health and Safety Technician
Nov 9
Alameda, CA, USA
Kairos Power LLC
Technicians work with safety specialists in conducting tests and measuring hazards to help prevent harm to workers, property, the environment, and the general public. Technicians will also conduct ...
Environmental Health & Safety Technician
Nov 11
Wilsonville, United States
E-Talent Network
Environmental Health & Safety Technician Location: Wilsonville, OR 97070 Duration: 12 Months Job Description: This position is responsible to ensure, at a minimum, company compliance with existing ...
Safety Technician
Oct 8
Perris, United States
Silver Creek Industries Inc.
Entry Level Safety Technician Principal Duties/Responsibilities: Inspects work areas to identify job hazards, unsafe behavior and establish appropriate controls. Coordinate with site personnel to ...

The average pay for a Safety Technician is $79,118 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Safety Technician is between $56,100 and $97,955. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Safety Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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