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Director of Environmental Services Salary

Directors of Environmental Services in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $34K to $94K per year, median earnings come to $66K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Men make up the vast majority of Directors of Environmental Services (83 percent) who took the survey. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$39,855 - $96,757
(Median)
$40K
$66K
$97K
MEDIAN: $66,388
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$12.85 - $26.86
(Median)
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,855 - $96,757  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,153  
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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$33,797 - $94,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.85 - $26.86  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $39.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,153  
   
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).
)
$33,797 - $94,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Environmental Services

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $51K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $65K. For Directors of Environmental Services, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $67K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $74K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Director of Environmental Services Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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 18%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 18%