Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Salary

The average Environmental Health & Safety Engineer in the United States earns approximately $67K annually. In the world of Environmental Health & Safety Engineers, overall income ranges from $47K near the bottom to $100K at the top; this can include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Environmental Health & Safety Engineers. The majority of Environmental Health & Safety Engineers (68 percent) who took the survey are men. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision plans. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,522 - $96,811
(Median)
$48K
$67K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,234
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50%
90%

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$16.81 - $37.74
(Median)
$17
$24
$38
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$47,522 - $96,811  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,273  
Profit Sharing
$700 - $8,300  
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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$46,843 - $99,782  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 286
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.81 - $37.74  
   
Overtime
$1.36 - $57.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,273  
   
Profit Sharing
$700 - $8,300  
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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$46,843 - $99,782  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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

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

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


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As Environmental Health & Safety Engineers transition into upper-level roles such as Senior Environmental Health & Safety Engineer, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Senior Environmental Health & Safety Engineers earn $90K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer


Professional skills reported by Environmental Health & Safety Engineers are few in number. Those who have experience with OSHA Compliance, Safety Compliance, and Environmental Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those familiar with OSHA Compliance also tend to know Environmental Compliance.

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Environmental Health & Safety Engineers. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $60K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $71K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $79K in this role. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $91K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Salaries




National Average
$67,000


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

National Average
$67,000

OSHA Compliance
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Safety Compliance
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Environmental Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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