Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salary

Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Consultants in the United States is around $65K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Environmental Health & Safety Consultants greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$48,131 - $98,634
$48K
$65K
$99K
MEDIAN: $65,211
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$20.27 - $93.70
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$94
MEDIAN: $34.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,131 - $98,634  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,411  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$2,800  
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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$49,123 - $129,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$20.27 - $93.70  
   
Overtime
$51.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,411  
   
Commission
$2,800  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$49,123 - $129,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Environmental Health & Safety Manager. Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Managers is $75K.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant


Survey takers who work as Environmental Health & Safety Consultants usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Environmental Compliance, OSHA Compliance, Safety Compliance, and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know OSHA Compliance are also skilled in Regulatory Compliance.

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

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 16 salaries. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,170

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Environmental Health & Safety Consultants, 41 percent above the national average. Denver is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Los Angeles and Chicago (17 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salaries

▲53%

▲2%

National Average
$69,000

▼2%

▼8%

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

Environmental Compliance
▲17%


Safety Compliance
▼0%

National Average
$69,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 31%