Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salary

Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Administrators in the United States is around $54K annually. Total cash earnings of Environmental Health & Safety Administrators range from $31K on the low end to $76K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $6K and $5K, respectively. Women Environmental Health & Safety Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,566 - $83,419
(Median)
$37K
$54K
$83K
MEDIAN: $54,266
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90%

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$13.16 - $25.61
(Median)
$13
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,566 - $83,419  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,537  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $5,068  
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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$30,607 - $76,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.16 - $25.61  
   
Overtime
$18.75 - $35.95  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,537  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $5,068  
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).
)
$30,607 - $76,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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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 report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Environmental Compliance, OSHA Compliance, and Safety Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people who know OSHA Compliance also know 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Environmental Health & Safety Administrators. During the first five years of their careers, Environmental Health & Safety Administrators see a median income of $43K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $46K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $70K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$48,000

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

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 8%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$48,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%