Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States is around $54K per year. Total cash compensation to Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators approaches anywhere from $36K on the lower end to $79K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 66 percent of professionals. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,516 - $79,407

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$14.09 - $27.86

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,516 - $79,407  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,268  
Profit Sharing
$705 - $9,681  
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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$36,339 - $78,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 915
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $27.86  
   
Overtime
$19.31 - $40.33  
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 - $7,268  
   
Profit Sharing
$705 - $9,681  
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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$36,339 - $78,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 258
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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. The most common next step for an Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator is to become an Environmental Health & Safety Manager or an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist. The former position pays an additional $21K per year on average, and the latter position pays $6K more per year.

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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, Training, and Safety Compliance 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 Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $49K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $57K. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators bring in $59K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $68K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, Odessa offers exceptional salaries, 36 percent above the national average. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Midland (+23 percent), Houston (+22 percent), Denver (+20 percent), and Oklahoma City (+14 percent).

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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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National Average
$53,000

OSHA Compliance
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Safety Compliance
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Training
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 215 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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