Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary

Pay for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $54K per year. Total cash compensation to Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators approaches anywhere from $36K on the lower end to $79K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators is high. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 66 percent of Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators are male. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,583 - $79,705
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,454
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$14.08 - $27.88
(Median)
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,583 - $79,705  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,384  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $9,641  
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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$36,349 - $79,050  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 915
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.08 - $27.88  
   
Overtime
$19.26 - $40.27  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,384  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $9,641  
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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$36,349 - $79,050  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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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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It's not very common for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators to move on to become Environmental Health & Safety Directors. Average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety Director is $103K annually. When Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Environmental Health & Safety Managers or Environmental Health & Safety Specialists. Those roles pay an additional $21K and $6K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator


Survey takers who work as Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Environmental Compliance, Training, and OSHA Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with OSHA Compliance also know Training 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. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $49K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $57K. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators bring in $59K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $68K.

Pay Difference by Location


Odessa offers some of the highest pay in the country for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, 36 percent above the national average. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+24 percent), Midland (+23 percent), Denver (+18 percent), and Oklahoma City (+14 percent).

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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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Training
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National Average
$53,000

OSHA Compliance
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Safety Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%
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