Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary

Average Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States make around $54K per year. Cash earnings for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators — including $7K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $36K to $79K depending on individual performance. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 65 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$39,614 - $79,760
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,264
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$13.96 - $28.06
(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
$39,614 - $79,760  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,185  
Profit Sharing
$700 - $9,701  
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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$36,031 - $78,870  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 897
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.96 - $28.06  
   
Overtime
$19.04 - $40.04  
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 - $7,185  
   
Profit Sharing
$700 - $9,701  
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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$36,031 - $78,870  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 238

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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 who advance into the role of an Environmental Health & Safety Director are fairly uncommon. Environmental Health & Safety Directors on average earn $103K per year. When Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Environmental Health & Safety Managers or Environmental Health & Safety Specialists. Those roles pay an additional $21K and $5K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator


Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Environmental Compliance, OSHA Compliance, and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in OSHA Compliance are similarly competent 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.


Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $50K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $57K. For Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $59K. 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 $67K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 23 percent, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+18 percent), Midland (+16 percent), Rochester (+12 percent), and Pittsburgh (+10 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
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National Average
$53,000

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Training
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 232 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%