Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States is around $56K annually. With some bonuses approaching $8K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators spread between $35K and $76K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 69 percent of professionals. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,115 - $76,557
$39K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,728
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$14.57 - $26.44
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$26
MEDIAN: $19.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,115 - $76,557  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,081  
Profit Sharing
$100.14 - $4,750  
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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$35,240 - $76,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 454
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.57 - $26.44  
   
Overtime
$23.21 - $40.20  
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 - $8,081  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.14 - $4,750  
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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$35,240 - $76,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196

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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

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

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


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Though it's uncommon, some Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators move into roles as Environmental Health & Safety Directors, where pay is an average $105K per year. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators typically move into roles as Environmental Health & Safety Managers or Environmental Health & Safety Specialists, and those positions pay $24K more and $7K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator


Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Training, Environmental Compliance, 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

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 427 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 192 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 109 salaries. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 39 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,396

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

For those looking to make money, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 43 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). The lowest-paying market is Greenville, which sits 10 percent below the national average.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salaries

▲33%

▲20%

▲9%

National Average
$51,000

▼8%

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

▲4%





National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%