Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector Salary

Earnings for Environmental Health & Safety Inspectors in the United States come in at around $21.03 per hour on average. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Environmental Health & Safety Inspectors (60 percent) survey respondents are male. While some workers in this profession — just under a third — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and a little more than half have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,966 - $132,885
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MEDIAN: $48,454
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$11.74 - $38.17
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Salary
$30,966 - $132,885  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$28,725 - $96,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $38.17  
   
Overtime
$33.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$28,725 - $96,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector

Positions as an environmental health and safety (EHS) inspector are common in a wide variety of industries, ranging from manufacturing companies to telecommunications businesses. Job requirements usually include at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field. Some jobs may require experience, but many are open to entry-level candidates. Candidates must have working knowledge of safety regulations, commonly set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and other agencies. Specific knowledge of industry technology and products may also be necessary for certain jobs.

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

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $43K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $58K. Environmental Health & Safety Inspectors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $71K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $67K on average.

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector Salaries

Experienced
▲54%

Late-Career
▲46%

Mid-Career
▲27%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

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

OSHA Compliance
▲10%

National Average
$46,000

Environmental Compliance
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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