Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salary

The average Environmental Health & Safety Administrator in the United States earns approximately $53K per year. In the world of Environmental Health & Safety Administrators, total cash compensation can vary between $31K and $78K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $6K and $5K, respectively. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women make up a slight majority of Environmental Health & Safety Administrators (56 percent) survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. 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


Survey takers who work as 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 familiar with 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.


For many Environmental Health & Safety Administrators, more experience generally translates to higher pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $46K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $47K. Environmental Health & Safety Administrators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $59K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings 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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