Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States is around $55K per year. Total incomes of Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $7K from bonuses and close to $9K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $36K and $79K. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (66 percent) are men. For the most part, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,418 - $79,134
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$39K
$55K
$79K
MEDIAN: $54,737
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$14.01 - $27.70
(Median)
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,418 - $79,134  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,324  
Profit Sharing
$679 - $9,370  
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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$35,884 - $78,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 951
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.01 - $27.70  
   
Overtime
$20.09 - $40.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,324  
   
Profit Sharing
$679 - $9,370  
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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$35,884 - $78,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 274
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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

Environmental health and safety (EHS) coordinators work to create and enforce a culture of safety within their organizations. They implement programs, policies, and assessments to ensure their company is in compliance with all federal and internal health and safety rules. They may also review reports and findings to monitor performance and detect trends related to health and safety.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Tasks

  • Conduct job exposure analyses to ensure safe work environments according to EHS standards.
  • Coordinate with Human Resources to maintain policies and procedures.
  • Develop, implement, and administer safety and health programs.

Common Career Paths for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator


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There are some Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators — though it's uncommon — that transition into Environmental Health & Safety Directors, where earnings are an average $104K annually. Career advancement for the typical Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator often leads to becoming an Environmental Health & Safety Manager or an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist; median salaries in these positions are $22K higher and $6K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator


Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Environmental Compliance, OSHA Compliance, and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in OSHA Compliance indicates knowledge of Safety Compliance and Environmental Compliance.

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $49K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $57K. On average, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators make $59K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $66K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,872

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

Odessa is home to an above-average pay rate for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, 36 percent higher than the national average. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+28 percent), Midland (+23 percent), Oklahoma City (+22 percent), and Denver (+20 percent). In Atlanta, salaries are 3 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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What is it like working as an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator in New Orleans:
Pros: Laid back, interesting, a new challenge everyday, knowing your work goes to protect the health and safety of people.
Cons: Managers are not always on the same page when it comes to safety culture. No managers wants employees injuried but all managers are not will to invest the time and appropriate funds to significantly elimnate or reduce the potential for injury.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$53,000


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


Environmental Compliance
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OSHA Compliance
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Training
0%

National Average
$53,000

Safety Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 208 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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