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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $54K annually on average. Total cash earnings of Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators range from $36K on the low end to $79K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $7K and $10K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators (66 percent) who took the survey are men. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,735 - $80,060
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,357
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90%

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$14.08 - $28.03
(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
$39,735 - $80,060  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,345  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $9,660  
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 - $79,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 912
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 - $28.03  
   
Overtime
$19.36 - $40.59  
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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,345  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $9,660  
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).
)
$36,349 - $79,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 252
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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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Though not the most common occurrence, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators sometimes become Environmental Health & Safety Directors, where the average income is $103K per year. Typical career progression for an Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator involves becoming an Environmental Health & Safety Manager or an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist, roles that pay $21K more and $5K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator


Survey results show that Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Environmental Compliance, OSHA Compliance, and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know 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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $50K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $57K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators make a median salary of $59K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $67K.

Pay Difference by 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 can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+23 percent), Denver (+18 percent), Midland (+16 percent), and Rochester (+12 percent).

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Reviews

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
0%

Training
0%

National Average
$53,000

Safety Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 225 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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