Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salary

For Environmental Health & Safety Consultants, annual average wages total $62K per year. Final cash compensation to Environmental Health & Safety Consultants varies from around $43K to approximately $123K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $6K, respectively. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Environmental Health & Safety Consultants who answered the questionnnaire. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. For the most part, Environmental Health & Safety Consultants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$43,483 - $97,540
(Median)
$43K
$62K
$98K
MEDIAN: $61,521
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$17.97 - $98.13
(Median)
$18
$31
$98
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,483 - $97,540  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
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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$42,976 - $122,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$17.97 - $98.13  
   
Overtime
$16.06 - $64.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
   
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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$42,976 - $122,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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 often transition into upper-level roles like Environmental Health & Safety Manager, for which the average compensation is $74K per year.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant


Environmental Health & Safety Consultants usually 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. Those educated in OSHA Compliance tend to be well versed in 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $53K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $64K. For Environmental Health & Safety Consultants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $83K. Veteran professionals who boast more than 20 years of relevant experience enjoy plum median salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $109K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salaries




National Average
$63,000


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

Regulatory Compliance
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National Average
$63,000

Safety Compliance
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OSHA Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 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
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 19%
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