Directors of Environmental Services in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just below three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $37K to $104K per year, median earnings come to $67K annually. In the world of Directors of Environmental Services, overall income ranges from $37K near the bottom to $104K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $39K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Directors of Environmental Services greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Directors of Environmental Services like their work and job satisfaction is high. While some workers in this profession — around one in five — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a fair number have dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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MEDIAN: $67,412
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Salary
$40,467 - $105,689  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,179  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $39,149  
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$36,853 - $103,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 345
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$13.16 - $37.04  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $40.11  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,179  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $39,149  
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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$36,853 - $103,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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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

  • Deliver strong operational performance by executing against industry and regulatory agency standards and programs.
  • Develops operational component forecasts and is able to explain variances.
  • Provide overall direction and manage performance for all managers, supervisors, and front-line employees.
  • 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.

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Directors of Environmental Services' salaries may sharply decline when they move into higher-end positions like Environmental Services Director. The typical income for an Environmental Services Director is $50K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Director of Environmental Services


Those at Crothall Health Care can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $76K.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Environmental Services

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


Directors of Environmental Services generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $49K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $61K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $66K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $77K.

Director of Environmental Services Advice

Q: 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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Key Stats for Director of Environmental Services

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Director of Environmental Services Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
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National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Director of Environmental Services Salaries

Project Management
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National Average
$62,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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