Late-Career Environmental Health & Safety Directors see excellent average salaries — about $122K annually. In the world of Late-Career Environmental Health & Safety Directors, overall income ranges from $83K near the bottom to $178K at the top; this can include more than $30K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The majority of Late-Career Environmental Health & Safety Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Late-Career Environmental Health & Safety Directors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Nearly all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and most collect vision insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$81,323 - $159,525
MEDIAN: $121,898

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$81,323 - $159,525  
$2,483 - $29,933  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,426  
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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).
$82,639 - $178,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 244

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $131,957

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For Late-Career Environmental Health & Safety Directors, working in the bustling city of Cleveland has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Late-Career Environmental Health & Safety Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+11 percent), Houston (+10 percent), Boston (+10 percent), and Atlanta (+8 percent). Phoenix is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 6 percent. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Tampa (6 percent less) and Philadelphia (5 percent less).

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

Security Policies and Procedures
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Program Management
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Environmental Compliance

Safety Compliance

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Regulatory Compliance
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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OSHA Compliance
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Project Management
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Training Program Development
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.


25 %
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 5%