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.

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.