Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salary

Pay for Environmental Health & Safety Consultants in the United States sits in the ballpark of $62K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Environmental Health & Safety Consultants is high. Most Environmental Health & Safety Consultants survey respondents are men (72 percent). Although a strong majority have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, one-fifth claim no health benefits at all. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$44,274 - $96,330
(Median)
$44K
$62K
$96K
MEDIAN: $62,026
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$17.81 - $107.99
(Median)
$18
$33
$110
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,274 - $96,330  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
Profit Sharing
$650  
Commission
$6,500  
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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$43,686 - $126,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 165
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.81 - $107.99  
   
Overtime
$18.35 - $66.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
   
Commission
$6,500  
Profit Sharing
$650  
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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$43,686 - $126,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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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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Environmental Health & Safety Consultants may enjoy increased earnings if they become Environmental Health & Safety Managers. This seems to be a popular career move, and Environmental Health & Safety Manager earn a slightly higher median of $75K annually.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant


Environmental Health & Safety Consultants only report a few specific 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 and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $55K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $64K. For Environmental Health & Safety Consultants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $81K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $112K.

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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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Safety Compliance
0%

National Average
$64,000

OSHA Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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