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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Administrators in the United States take home an average $54K annually. Cash earnings for Environmental Health & Safety Administrators — which occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $31K to approximately $75K. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women make up a slight majority of Environmental Health & Safety Administrators (54 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Environmental Health & Safety Administrators is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,271 - $83,273
(Median)
$35K
$54K
$83K
MEDIAN: $53,555
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90%

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$13.55 - $26.47
(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
$35,271 - $83,273  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
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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$30,722 - $75,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.55 - $26.47  
   
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 - $5,500  
   
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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$30,722 - $75,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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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 typically report just a few professional skills. Environmental Compliance and OSHA Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 9 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Most people skilled in OSHA Compliance are similarly competent 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, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $43K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $47K. On average, Environmental Health & Safety Administrators make $60K 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 $71K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%


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

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 9%


Safety Compliance
0%

National Average
$48,000

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
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%
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