Environmental Health & Safety Consultants in the United States pull down an average of $65K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Male Environmental Health & Safety Consultants are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Work is enjoyable for Environmental Health & Safety Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$49,086 - $101,744
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$49K
$65K
$100K
MEDIAN: $64,707
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$20.43 - $106.68
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,086 - $101,744  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
Profit Sharing
$1,625  
Commission
$6,400  
Total Pay (?
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$49,601 - $125,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.43 - $106.68  
   
Overtime
$51.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
   
Commission
$6,400  
Profit Sharing
$1,625  
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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$49,601 - $125,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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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Many Environmental Health & Safety Consultants transition into upper-level Environmental Health & Safety Manager positions. Environmental Health & Safety Managers earn a median of $75K per year.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant


Professional skills reported by Environmental Health & Safety Consultants are few in number. Fortunate workers who know Environmental Compliance can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 21 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include OSHA Compliance. Most people who know 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.


Environmental Health & Safety Consultants generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $63K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $67K on average. Environmental Health & Safety Consultants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $70K. Professionals with deep experience (more than 20 years) report prosperous salaries in six-figure territory; the median for this crowd is approximately $103K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salaries




National Average
$67,000


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

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 21%

National Average
$67,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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