Food Safety Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Food Safety Specialist make in the United States? The average Food Safety Specialist salary in the United States is $53,838 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $46,514 and $62,397. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$46,514 to $62,397
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AtWork Personnel Services - Torrance , CA
This Environmental Health & Safety Specialist is responsible for managing and directing occupational safety compliance, environmental compliance, workers' compensation compliance, training programs ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
CCOF Certification Services, LLC (CCOF) is seeking a Food Safety Certification Specialist to work in the Santa Cruz, California office, performing tasks related to the certification of organic farms ...
Jobble, Inc. - 10 days ago
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties - San Jose , CA
I.B) Food Safety requirements along with all Local, State and Federal Food Safety regulations ... Sanitation Specialist should have an understanding of AIB requirements regarding food safe use of ...
Localwise - 7 days ago
Maxim Healthcare Services - Fort Worth , TX
The Safety Specialist provides technical support and tactical execution in the implementation of Environmental, Health and Safety programs within assigned fulfillment center. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS · ...
Maxim Healthcare Services - 6 days ago
Provision of direct clinical care and referral to external health care providers and specialists as ... Participate and manage programs related to Food Safety Qualifications and Experience Desired
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Lamb Weston Inc - Richland , Washington
Schedules, organizes and conducts onsite new supplier audits recognizing food safety risks and compliance with regulatory requirements and supplier's policies and procedures. * Documents supplier ...
Monster - 4 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Food Safety Specialist in the United States. The base salary for Food Safety Specialist ranges from $46,514 to $62,397 with the average base salary of $53,838. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $49,133 to $65,904 with the average total cash compensation of $56,867.

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