Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $55K annually. With some bonuses approaching $7K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $9K, overall incomes of Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators spread between $36K and $79K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Male Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (66 percent) are men. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,418 - $79,134
(Median)
$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 (?
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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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Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators do not often transition into Environmental Health & Safety Director roles. The role averages $104K per year. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Environmental Health & Safety Managers or Environmental Health & Safety Specialists. The median paychecks in those roles are $22K higher and $6K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator


Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Environmental Compliance, OSHA Compliance, and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with OSHA Compliance also tend to know 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.


Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $49K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $57K. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $59K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $66K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,872

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that 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 can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+28 percent), Midland (+23 percent), Oklahoma City (+22 percent), and Denver (+20 percent). Trailing the national average by 3 percent, Atlanta is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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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
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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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