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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salary

Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Consultants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $61K per year. Total incomes of Environmental Health & Safety Consultants incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $43K and $121K. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Male Environmental Health & Safety Consultants are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 69 percent of professionals. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$43,228 - $97,247
(Median)
$43K
$61K
$97K
MEDIAN: $60,901
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$18.58 - $98.55
(Median)
$19
$31
$99
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,228 - $97,247  
   
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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$43,054 - $120,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$18.58 - $98.55  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $62.26  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$43,054 - $120,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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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 end up in upper-level roles like Environmental Health & Safety Manager. Environmental Health & Safety Managers bring home $74K annually on average.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant


Professional skills reported by Environmental Health & Safety Consultants are few in number. 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.


For many Environmental Health & Safety Consultants, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $53K 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 $63K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $81K in this role. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $106K on average.

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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
up arrow 4%

National Average
$63,000

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 20%
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