Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $54K annually on average. Final cash compensation to Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators varies from around $36K to approximately $79K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $7K and $10K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. More than half of Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators (65 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators is high. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,542 - $79,482
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$79K
MEDIAN: $54,279
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$14.10 - $27.88
(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
$39,542 - $79,482  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,248  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $9,641  
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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$36,300 - $78,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 917
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.10 - $27.88  
   
Overtime
$19.40 - $40.23  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,248  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $9,641  
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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$36,300 - $78,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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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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While Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators do not often become Environmental Health & Safety Directors, the job pays $103K per year on average. A common career progression for an Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator is to become an Environmental Health & Safety Manager or an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist. Compared to Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, the first group earns $21K more on average, and the second group earns $6K more.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator


Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Environmental Compliance, Training, and OSHA Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with OSHA Compliance also tend to 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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $49K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $57K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators make a median salary of $59K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $68K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location


For Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, Odessa provides a pay rate that is 36 percent greater than the national average. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+24 percent), Denver (+19 percent), Midland (+16 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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OSHA Compliance
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Training
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National Average
$53,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 218 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
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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