Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salary

Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Consultants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $62K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Environmental Health & Safety Consultants survey respondents are men (72 percent). For the most part, Environmental Health & Safety Consultants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. About a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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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 note just a narrow range of job 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.


Environmental Health & Safety Consultants who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $55K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $64K. On average, Environmental Health & Safety Consultants make $81K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $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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