Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor Salary
The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor is $75,480 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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|Bonus||$496.65 - $24,468|
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|$43,035 - $125,755|
|Bonus||$496.65 - $24,468|
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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor
Environmental health and safety advisors typically work in the industrial, manufacturing, and construction industries, as well as for local, state, and federal government agencies. These advisors are tasked with the development, implementation, and oversight of work safety programs and procedures. Health and safety advisors help maintain safe work environments by identifying and correcting possible safety hazards, testing and maintaining safety equipment (such as harnesses and eye wash stations), responding to and rectifying any safety or health incidences on work sites, and conducting safety training for other employees. Consistent and accurate record keeping of employee training, incident reports, and ongoing safety programs is also required. The position requires work in both office and field settings, meaning that travel is usually required. Outside of time spent traveling, these advisors typically work during regular business hours.Read More...
Given the range of required tasks, the position requires good communication skills, the ability to collaborate and work with others, the ability to provide detailed and thorough analysis of problems and solutions, and basic computer knowledge. An understanding of state and federal safety and environmental guidelines is helpful, if not required, to ensure company compliance with all state and federal regulations. Education requirements can vary from an associate’s degree in safety environmental science to a master's or doctoral degree in a related field. The position may also require certifications in related areas such as first aid, OSHA training, and CSP (certified safety professional) certification. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor Tasks
- Document problems and make recommendations to improve sites.
- Create and conduct training sessions.
- Visit sites and investigate for potential concerns, identifying improvements.
- Troubleshoot and resolve problems, updating documentation and training.
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Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor
Pay by Experience for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 14 salaries. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 11 salaries.
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