The median pay is $70,000. Women who hold the CSP (8 percent of all CSPs) earn 92 percent of male CSP pay. The average age of all CSPs is about 45 years.
What's certification worth?
Salaries of people holding the Certified Safety Professional designation averaged $75,219 in 2000, according to a survey by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Between 1998 and 2000, the average CSP's salary increased about 5 percent annually.