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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Inspectors in the United States pull down an average of $51K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Most Environmental Health & Safety Inspectors survey respondents are men (76 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,208 - $97,958
(Median)
$30K
$51K
$98K
MEDIAN: $51,057
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$12.91 - $48.94
(Median)
$13
$20
$49
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,208 - $97,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,271  
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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$30,050 - $102,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$17.88 - $58.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,271  
   
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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$30,050 - $102,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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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 with less than five years' experience earn around $44K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $53K. Environmental Health & Safety Inspectors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $70K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $67K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 39%

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 16%
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