Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Consultants in the United States take home an average $66K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Male Environmental Health & Safety Consultants who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (64 percent) are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,874 - $109,731
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MEDIAN: $69,094
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$25.11 - $69.13
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MEDIAN: $34.61
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$0$128K
Salary $47,874 - $109,731
Bonus $0.00 - $9,696
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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$49,642 - $128,811
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $25.11 - $69.13
Overtime $33.75
Annual Data $0$128K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,696
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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$49,642 - $128,811
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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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 who go on to become Environmental Health & Safety Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, an Environmental Health & Safety Manager, an upper-level role, pays $75K.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant


Professional skills reported by Environmental Health & Safety Consultants are few in number. Most notably, skills in Environmental Compliance, OSHA Compliance, Safety Compliance, and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regulatory Compliance. Those familiar with OSHA Compliance also tend to know 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: $72,878

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

With a pay rate for Environmental Health & Safety Consultants that is 38 percent greater than the national average, Houston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Environmental Health & Safety Consultants in Denver make 20 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Los Angeles and Chicago (19 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salaries

▲45%

National Average
$73,000

▼3%

▼7%

▼13%

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

Environmental Compliance
▲11%

National Average
$73,000


Safety Compliance
▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 27%
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