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

An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director earns an average salary of $99,782 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Program Management and Risk Management / Risk Control. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director Total Pay (?
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$58,427 - $146,123
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director Total Pay (?
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$13.83 - $52.67
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$58,427 - $146,123  
   
Bonus
$862 - $30,007  
Profit Sharing
$1,521 - $20,019  
Total Pay (?
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$57,110 - $163,568  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.83 - $52.67  
   
Overtime
$18.55 - $47.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$862 - $30,007  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,521 - $20,019  
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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$57,110 - $163,568  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,214
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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director

An environmental health and safety (EHS) director ensures that the health, safety, and environmental impact policies of their employer are being successfully implemented. This is a managerial position largely carried out in an office environment, though EHS directors regularly tour facilities to personally inspect operations and communicate with different departments. EHS directors are needed in all manner of industrial and manufacturing operations, as well as in government jobs and hospitals. Any organization that employs a significant number of people likely has an environmental health & safety department.
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director Tasks
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state and corporate environmental, health and safety regulations.
  • Modify and implement compliance tracking programs and record keeping systems.
  • Develop environmental policies and practices.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director Salaries

National Average
$105,000

Skills That Affect Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director Salaries

National Average
$105,000
OSHA Compliance
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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