Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Salary

Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Engineers in the United States is around $66K per year. Overall incomes of Environmental Health & Safety Engineers generally bottom out at around $48K and peak near $103K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. For the most part, Environmental Health & Safety Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and most earn vision coverage. Most Environmental Health & Safety Engineers survey respondents are men (73 percent). The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,945 - $98,885
$48K
$66K
$99K
MEDIAN: $66,432
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50%
90%

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$18.38 - $44.04
$18
$25
$44
MEDIAN: $25.25
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,945 - $98,885  
   
Bonus
$48.94 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
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$47,602 - $102,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $44.04  
   
Overtime
$40.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$48.94 - $10,304  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $9,863  
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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$47,602 - $102,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer

Environmental health and safety (EHS) engineers are tasked with minimizing a variety of risks to their companies. They perform audits in order to identify these risks and how to mitigate them, and determining environmental impacts frequently involves both observations and tests.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Tasks

  • Plan, implement, and coordinate safety programs to prevent or correct hazardous environmental working conditions.
  • Install test machinery and test air quality, noise level, temperature or radiation and suggest solutions to compliance problems.
  • Identify and monitor potential hazards and mitigation techniques.

Common Career Paths for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer


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For Environmental Health & Safety Engineers, progressing to a Senior Environmental Health & Safety Engineer role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Senior Environmental Health & Safety Engineer can earn $90K annually.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer


Environmental Health & Safety Engineers report a narrow range of specific skills. Those who have experience with OSHA Compliance, Environmental Compliance, and Safety Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. The majority of those who know OSHA Compliance also know Environmental Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 99 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 26 salaries. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 23 salaries.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer in Titusville:
"Work flexibility, Company Culture."
Pros: I enjoy working at the Space Center and the flexibility that it offers me for personal time and time away. I enjoy the technical aspect of my job a lot.
Cons: I don't feel like I am being challenged enough.

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Salaries

▲52%

▲19%

▲9%

National Average
$67,000

▼9%

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

National Average
$67,000




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 8%
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