An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director earns an average salary of $107,430 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$66,251 - $149,658
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$66K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $107,430
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$15.49 - $38.33
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$15
$23
$38
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$66,251 - $149,658  
   
Bonus
$2,000 - $29,114  
Profit Sharing
$9.86 - $15,383  
Total Pay (?
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$67,081 - $166,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 603
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.49 - $38.33  
   
Overtime
$52.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,000 - $29,114  
   
Profit Sharing
$9.86 - $15,383  
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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$67,081 - $166,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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 by Experience Level for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $113,257

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director Salaries



National Average
$113,000



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

Program Management
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Environmental Compliance
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Project Management
0%

National Average
$113,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%

OSHA Compliance
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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