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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader Salary

Approximately three in five of Environmental Health & Safety Leaders in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $46K to $123K per year, but median earnings come to around $76K per year. Most Environmental Health & Safety Leaders survey respondents are men (77 percent). Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn vision coverage. The majority of Environmental Health & Safety Leaders claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$52,475 - $117,394
MEDIAN: $75,937

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$52,475 - $117,394  
$0.00 - $17,500  
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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).
$45,511 - $122,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Environmental Health & Safety Leaders typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Environmental Compliance and Safety Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Experience with Environmental Compliance is often linked with knowledge of Safety Compliance.

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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $57K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $72K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $87K in this role. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $115K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader Salaries

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

Environmental Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.


23 %
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 10%