Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Engineers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $66K annually. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $10K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $47K and hits $102K on the high end. Most have medical and dental plans, and a large number have vision insurance. For the most part, Environmental Health & Safety Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$48,180 - $98,611
$48K
$66K
$99K
MEDIAN: $66,163
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$18.12 - $44.70
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$0$101K
Salary $48,180 - $98,611
Bonus $49.66 - $9,933
Profit Sharing $100.67 - $9,933
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$47,438 - $101,586
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 155
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $18.12 - $44.70
Overtime $29.92
Annual Data $0$101K
Bonus $49.66 - $9,933
Profit Sharing $100.67 - $9,933
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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$47,438 - $101,586
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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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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Environmental Health & Safety Engineers may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Environmental Health & Safety Engineer, where median compensation is $90K annually.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer


Survey takers who work as Environmental Health & Safety Engineers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with OSHA Compliance, Environmental Compliance, and Safety Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Safety Compliance. 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
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Salaries

▲51%

▲18%

▲9%

National Average
$67,000

▼10%

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

National Average
$67,000




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 7%
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