Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States take home an average $55K per year. Final cash compensation to Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators varies from around $35K to approximately $76K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $5K, respectively. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators (68 percent) survey respondents are male. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,025 - $76,708
$39K
$55K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,431
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$14.62 - $26.50
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,025 - $76,708  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,486  
Profit Sharing
$0.59 - $4,848  
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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$35,368 - $76,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 494
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $26.50  
   
Overtime
$22.99 - $40.05  
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 - $9,486  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.59 - $4,848  
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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$35,368 - $76,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 203

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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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There are some Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators — though it's uncommon — that transition into Environmental Health & Safety Directors, where earnings are an average $105K annually. 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 $24K more and $7K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator


Typical Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Training, Safety Compliance, and Environmental Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in OSHA Compliance indicates knowledge of 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.


Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $48K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $56K. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators bring in $62K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $70K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,443

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With a pay rate for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators that is 40 percent greater than the national average, Odessa offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Midland (+26 percent), Denver (+23 percent), San Antonio (+16 percent), and Rochester (+15 percent). Compared to the national average, Atlanta Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators have considerably lower salaries, 25 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession.

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
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salaries

▲35%

▲20%

▲9%

National Average
$51,000

▼7%

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



▲3%



National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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