Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Administrators in the United States take home approximately $54K annually on average. Total cash compensation for Environmental Health & Safety Administrators runs from $31K to $77K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $6K and profit sharing that can reach almost $5K. Most Environmental Health & Safety Administrators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Environmental Health & Safety Administrators (54 percent) survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,337 - $83,137
(Median)
$35K
$54K
$83K
MEDIAN: $53,640
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90%

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$13.57 - $26.41
(Median)
$14
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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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
$35,337 - $83,137  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,746  
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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$30,737 - $76,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $26.41  
   
Overtime
$18.04 - $35.75  
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 - $5,746  
   
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).
)
$30,737 - $76,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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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. Environmental Compliance and OSHA Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 10 percent and 3 percent, respectively. Most people experienced in 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 and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $44K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $46K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Environmental Health & Safety Administrators make a median salary of $60K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $71K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salaries


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 10%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$48,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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