Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salary

Pay for Environmental Health & Safety Consultants in the United States sits in the ballpark of $62K annually. Total cash compensation to Environmental Health & Safety Consultants approaches anywhere from $43K on the lower end to $123K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $6K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Environmental Health & Safety Consultants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,492 - $97,305
(Median)
$43K
$62K
$97K
MEDIAN: $61,584
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$17.94 - $98.39
(Median)
$18
$32
$98
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,492 - $97,305  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,045  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,960  
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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$42,973 - $122,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$17.94 - $98.39  
   
Overtime
$16.06 - $64.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,045  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,960  
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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$42,973 - $122,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant

An environmental , health & safety (EHS) consultant works directly for a company to provide advice regarding risks that the company may face relating to health issues, safety concerns, and the impact the company has on the environment. The EHS consultant's main goal is to identify potential risks as early as possible so that they can be reduced or eliminated.

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Common Career Paths for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant


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A lot of Environmental Health & Safety Consultants move on to become Environmental Health & Safety Managers, that group gets paid a slightly higher $74K on average.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant


Survey takers who work as Environmental Health & Safety Consultants report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Regulatory Compliance, Safety Compliance, and OSHA Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people experienced in OSHA Compliance also know Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant

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 Consultants. During the first five years of their careers, Environmental Health & Safety Consultants see a median income of $53K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $64K. Environmental Health & Safety Consultants see a median salary of $82K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $111K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salaries




National Average
$64,000


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

Regulatory Compliance
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National Average
$64,000

Safety Compliance
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OSHA Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 19%
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