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Work Health and Safety Officer

Keep the workplace safe as a Work Health and Safety (WHS) Officer.

You'll be responsible for creating, implementing and reviewing policies and programs to ensure the environmental and occupational well-being of staff.

On average, a WHS Officer earns $100,352  per annum.

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Average salary
$100,352 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Min average salary
$88,723 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Max average salary
$111,981 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 14% more Work Health and Safety Officers employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)


Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Work Health and Safety Officer are:

  • QLD: 27.4%
  • NSW: 19.2%
  • VIC: 17.3%

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Key skills required
  • Tactful and diplomatic
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality and privacy
  • Integrity and honest

Source: myfuture.edu.au

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