Health And Safety Adviser Salary

The average salary for a Health And Safety Adviser in the UK is:


Job profile for a Health And Safety Adviser

To assist and advise with health and safety management standards. An ability to deal with staff at all levels including those at operational level, manager and senior manager / director levels. Good interpersonal skills are necessary and a calm approach is often required. An ability to liaise and negotiate with trade union / employee representatives is needed. Health and Safety professionals are also often required to liaise with external enforcement agencies such as HSE, Local Authority Environmental Health or Fire Safety Enforcement Officers. An ability to work at strategic and operational levels is required. Health and Safety professionals are responsible for providing competent, professional advice and guidance in what is a heavily regulated field. To provide advice and assistance with risk assessment, safety audits/inspections, policy and procedures, training programmes and regular briefings for managers and staff at all levels. Other responsibilities might include taking the lead on safety related projects, committees and working groups, developing and analysing statistics, review and where necessary investigation of accidents / incidents. Development of health and safety policy is a key requirement of a Health and Safety Adviser’s job. All Health and Safety professionals should have achieved or be actively working towards Chartered membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH).

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Health And Safety Adviser Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £31,250.

The average salary in 2009 was £29,004, based on 3 respondents (a difference of -7% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £29,015, based on 2 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £32,500, based on 1 respondents (a difference of 12% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Health And Safety Adviser based on all salary survey responses is: £28,300

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Health And Safety Adviser is £15.31.

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Health And Safety Adviser Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Health And Safety Adviser job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£26952 $42045.12 North West
£33384 $52079.04 London
£24502 $38223.12 Yorkshire and North East
£26646 $41567.76 South West
£31546 $49211.76 South East
£26033 $40611.48 Scotland
£27565 $43001.4 Northern Ireland
£25727 $40134.12 Wales
£28484 $44435.04 Midlands
£25421 $39656.76 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Health And Safety Adviser, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £22,971 for a worker in their 20s, £30,015 (30s), £35,528 (40s) and £35,528 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Health And Safety Adviser is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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