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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States take home an average $55K annually. 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. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men make up the majority of Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators (66 percent) survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,792 - $80,142
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$55K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,541
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$14.05 - $28.09
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$14
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$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
$39,792 - $80,142  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,384  
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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$36,365 - $79,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 907
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
$14.05 - $28.09  
   
Overtime
$19.24 - $40.20  
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 - $7,384  
   
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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$36,365 - $79,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 247

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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. Career advancement for the typical Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator often leads to becoming an Environmental Health & Safety Manager or an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist; median salaries in these positions are $21K higher and $5K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator


Survey takers who work as 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. Those educated in OSHA Compliance tend to be well versed 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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $50K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $57K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $59K in this role. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $67K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 35 percent, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in Odessa receive some of the highest pay in the country. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+22 percent), Denver (+18 percent), Midland (+16 percent), and Rochester (+11 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
0%

National Average
$53,000

Safety Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

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%
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