Director of Environmental Services Salary

With three in five of Directors of Environmental Services in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Directors of Environmental Services is $66K annually and can range from $35K on the lower end to $100K per year near the higher end. Cash earnings of Directors of Environmental Services can occasionally include $15K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $35K to almost $100K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography and the specific company. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Directors of Environmental Services is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$40,155 - $101,247
(Median)
$40K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,084
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$12.76 - $34.23
(Median)
$13
$19
$34
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,155 - $101,247  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,899  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,269 - $100,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 328
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.76 - $34.23  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $39.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,899  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,269 - $100,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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Job Description for Director of Environmental Services

The director of environmental services holds a management position that primarily exists in the healthcare industry, such as in medical centers, hospitals, and clinics. These professionals are responsible for taking care of the housekeeping department's needs, which includes making sure that cleanliness is maintained, implementing new methods to improve efficiency, and responding to patient concerns. Additionally, they conduct reviews of the facility and ensure that all proper steps have been taken to ensure a clean and safe working environment. The director of environmental services works with a team of employees, who they direct, motivate, and train to provide proper maintenance of the building. They are also responsible for figuring out scheduling and providing support to other departments as needed.

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Director of Environmental Services Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with appropriate infection prevention, safety, OSHA, Joint Commission and regulatory standards.
  • Monitor operations continually and complete quality assessments and necessary action plans to provide optimal environmental services.
  • Provide overall direction and manage performance for all managers, supervisors, and front-line employees.
  • Deliver strong operational performance by executing against industry and regulatory agency standards and programs.
  • Develops operational component forecasts and is able to explain variances.

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Directors of Environmental Services report a focused set of job skills. Budget Management and Operations Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Employees educated in Budget Management are typically practiced in Operations Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Environmental Services

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Directors of Environmental Services. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $51K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $60K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $65K. Directors of Environmental Services who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $76K.

Director of Environmental Services Advice

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Director of Environmental Services in Pearsall:
"Team Work And Being Positive With All People In Customer Service."
My advice is you have to give responsibilities to your staff and you have to treat them with respect and let them know that they are doing a good job.

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Experience Affects Director of Environmental Services Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Director of Environmental Services Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 13%

Operations Management
0%

National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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