Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $55K annually. Total cash compensation to Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators approaches anywhere from $36K on the lower end to $76K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators (65 percent) who took the survey are men. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,030 - $76,963
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,108
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$14.75 - $26.65
(Median)
$15
$19
$27
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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,030 - $76,963  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,753  
Profit Sharing
$0.40 - $4,966  
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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$35,623 - $76,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 501
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $26.65  
   
Overtime
$23.41 - $39.29  
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 - $9,753  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.40 - $4,966  
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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$35,623 - $76,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 195
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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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Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators sometimes assume positions such as Environmental Health & Safety Directors. That role pays $104K per year on average. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators most often move into positions as Environmental Health & Safety Managers or Environmental Health & Safety Specialists; those groups report median salaries that are $24K higher and $7K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator


Survey takers who work as Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Environmental Compliance, Safety Compliance, and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in OSHA Compliance are, more often than not, also skilled in 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 many Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $48K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $57K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators make a median salary of $62K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $70K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,476

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

For those looking to make money, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in Oklahoma City enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 55 percent above the national average. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Odessa (+40 percent), Midland (+26 percent), Denver (+23 percent), and San Antonio (+16 percent). Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in Atlanta report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 21 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay.

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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
$51,000


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


Safety Compliance
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Environmental Compliance
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Training
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OSHA Compliance
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National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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