Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salary

An average Environmental Health & Safety Consultant in the United States can expect to take home roughly $65K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Male Environmental Health & Safety Consultants are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 65 percent of professionals. Work is enjoyable for Environmental Health & Safety Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$46,886 - $97,999
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MEDIAN: $64,627
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$24.98 - $70.47
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$0$127K
Salary $46,886 - $97,999
Bonus $0.00 - $8,250
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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$49,390 - $127,428
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data $0$155
Hourly Rate $24.98 - $70.47
Overtime $24.47 - $155.95
Annual Data $0$127K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,250
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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$49,390 - $127,428
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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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


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. 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: $69,778

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

For Environmental Health & Safety Consultants, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. The smallest paychecks in the market, 19 percent south of the national average, can be found in Denver. Los Angeles and Chicago are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 18 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Consultant Salaries

▲52%

▲1%

National Average
$70,000

▼3%

▼9%

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

Environmental Compliance
▲16%


National Average
$70,000

Safety Compliance
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 24%
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