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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salary

The average Environmental Health & Safety Administrator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $55K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $6K and $18K, respectively — total cash payment to Environmental Health & Safety Administrators can bottom out near $31K or peak near $73K depending on individual performance. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Environmental Health & Safety Administrators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women Environmental Health & Safety Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$37,737 - $81,696
(Median)
$38K
$55K
$82K
MEDIAN: $54,801
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$12.41 - $25.55
(Median)
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,737 - $81,696  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $17,879  
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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$30,806 - $73,402  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $25.55  
   
Overtime
$15.97 - $35.04  
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 - $5,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $17,879  
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).
)
$30,806 - $73,402  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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 only report a few specific skills. Most notably, facility with Environmental Compliance and OSHA Compliance are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent and 6 percent, respectively. The majority of those 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 seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Environmental Health & Safety Administrators. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $45K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $49K. Environmental Health & Safety Administrators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $61K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $70K on average.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$49,000


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

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 28%


National Average
$49,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%