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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary (United States)

Pay for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in the United States is typically around $54K annually. Overall cash earnings for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators stretch from $35K on the lower end to $77K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $7K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to a solid majority, and most earn dental coverage. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators are largely men, dominating the profession at 67 percent. The majority of Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary (?
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$38,946 - $77,727
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MEDIAN: $53,585
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary (?
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$13.74 - $27.68
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,946 - $77,727  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,793  
Profit Sharing
$700 - $9,683  
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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$35,175 - $77,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 897
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.74 - $27.68  
   
Overtime
$18.80 - $39.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,793  
   
Profit Sharing
$700 - $9,683  
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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$35,175 - $77,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | 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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While not commonly seen, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators who transition into an Environmental Health & Safety Director position may see a rise in pay. The typical salary for Environmental Health & Safety Directors is $102K 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 report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Environmental Compliance, OSHA Compliance, and Training 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.
For Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $49K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $56K. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $58K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median of $66K. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; a fair portion of those surveyed fall within this distribution. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up close to one-fifth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$52,000
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For those looking to make money, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. Those in search of high salaries should also consider checking out cities like Denver, Midland, Dallas, and Rochester, top-paying markets where Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators rake in more than the national norm (+20 percent, +15 percent, +14 percent, and +12 percent). Columbus is the lowest-paying area, 5 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salaries

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$52,000

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
$52,000
Safety Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%