Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader Salary

Just below three-fifths of Environmental Health & Safety Leaders in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $43K to $116K per year, and the average comes out to $72K per year. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most Environmental Health & Safety Leaders survey respondents are men (77 percent). Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$35,500 - $109,000
$36K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,414
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$35,500 - $109,000  
   
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$42,750 - $115,856  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader

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


Environmental Health & Safety Leaders who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $58K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $64K. On average, Environmental Health & Safety Leaders make $82K following one to two decades on the job. Professionals who achieve more than 20 years of experience generally enjoy cushy salaries; their median compensation sits in the ballpark of $115K, a plump six-figure sum.

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader Salaries

Late-Career
▲74%

Experienced
▲23%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼12%

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

Environmental Compliance
▲13%

National Average
$66,000


Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 94%
dental benefits
None:
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