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Safety Technician - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Safety Technician"

How much does a Safety Technician in the federal government get paid? $54,654.16* *Based on the 2020 average.
104 EMPLOYEES
$5.68M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Safety Technician was the 376th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 104 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration hired the most employees titled Safety Technician, with an average salary of $51,466.

Government Safety Technician jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Safety Technician job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions that involve support work in accident prevention, including inspecting safety conditions, investigating and compiling data on accidents, and providing information on safety standards and techniques. Positions require a practical knowledge of work processes and equipment, environmental conditions, and established safety standards, protective devices and accident prevention measures.

Agencies that have hired a Safety Technician

Safety Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Safety Technician is $54,654.16. The highest paid Safety Technician made $103,976 in 2020.

Common Safety Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Safety Technician Employees
GS - General Schedule 96
ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician 6
GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate 1
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 1

Starting Paygrade: $20,172.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $61,227.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Technical and Medical Support
Occupation Family: 0000 MISCELLANEOUS OCCUPATIONS GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Safety Technician jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Insurance AccountsClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Cartographic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Accounting TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Therapeutic Radiologic TechnologistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Telecommunications ProcessingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Safety Technician Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Safety Technician was $30,545. Since then, the average pay has increased to $54,654 in 2020.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0019.

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