How much does a Safety Technician I make in the United States? The average Safety Technician I salary in the United States is $48,445 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $44,311 and $61,915. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Safety Technician I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Safety Technician I Salary $40,548 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Safety Technician I Salary $44,311 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Safety Technician I Salary $48,445 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Safety Technician I Salary $61,915 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Safety Technician I Salary $74,179 US January 26, 2024
25% $44,311 10% $40,548 90% $74,179 75% $61,915 $48,445 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Safety Technician I need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Customer Service: Customer service is the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase. The perception of success of such interactions is dependent on employees "who can adjust themselves to the personality of the guest". Customer service concerns the priority an organization assigns to customer service relative to components such as product innovation and pricing. In this sense, an organization that values good customer service may spend more money in training employees than the average organization or may proactively interview customers for feedback. From the point of view of an overall sales process engineering effort, customer service plays an important role in an organization's ability to generate income and revenue. From that perspective, customer service should be included as part of an overall approach to systematic improvement. One good customer service experience can change the entire perception a customer holds towards the organization.

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Preventive Maintenance: Preventive maintenance is the act of performing regularly scheduled maintenance activities to help prevent unexpected failures in the future. Put simply, it's about fixing things before they break.

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Schematic: A schematic, or schematic diagram, is a representation of the elements of a system using abstract, graphic symbols rather than realistic pictures.

Customer Service 7.26%
Preventive Maintenance 1.68%
Schematic 1.17%
Others 89.89%

Job Description for Safety Technician I

Safety Technician I inspects work areas and equipment to ensure compliance with company, state, and federal safety policies and regulations. Responsibilities also include documenting safety inspections, citing dangerous areas/procedures and recommending corrective procedures, and maintaining safety equipment supply and availability. Being a Safety Technician I may require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Safety Technician I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Safety Technician I

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Safety Technician I, the first career path typically starts with a Health and Safety Administrator II position, and then progresses to Health and Safety Administrator IV.

Additionally, the second career path typically starts with a Safety Technician II position, and then progresses to Health and Safety Supervisor.

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Safety Technician I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Safety Technician I, the highest Safety Technician I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Safety Technician I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Safety Technician I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Safety Technician I salary is 2.9% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.9%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Safety Technician I: Inspection Documentation, OSHA Inspections, Safety Best Practices

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