Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salary

An average Environmental Health & Safety Administrator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $53K per year. In the world of Environmental Health & Safety Administrators, overall income ranges from $31K near the bottom to $78K at the top; this can include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Women Environmental Health & Safety Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,817 - $82,515
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$83K
MEDIAN: $53,044
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$13.41 - $26.93
(Median)
$13
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,817 - $82,515  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $5,051  
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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$30,680 - $77,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.41 - $26.93  
   
Overtime
$18.47 - $36.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $5,051  
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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$30,680 - $77,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator

In all businesses, the safety of employees and customers is of the utmost importance; a business cannot run properly unless those inside its walls are safe. Ensuring this is often the responsibility of an environmental health & safety (EHS) administrator.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Tasks

  • Plan and coordinate implementation programs to meet environmental goals.
  • Communicate and disseminate project plans, milestones and achieved objectives.
  • Ensure organizational compliance with laws, regulations and standards.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator


Environmental Health & Safety Administrators who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Environmental Compliance, OSHA Compliance, and Safety Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those proficient in OSHA Compliance are, more often than not, also skilled in Environmental Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator

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


For many Environmental Health & Safety Administrators, more experience generally translates to higher pay. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $46K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $47K. On average, Environmental Health & Safety Administrators make $59K following one to two decades on the job. Environmental Health & Safety Administrators who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $72K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$49,000



Skills That Affect Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salaries

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 4%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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