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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Leaders in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent about three in five of Environmental Health & Safety Leaders. Salaries average out to around $77K annually and spread from $46K to $119K per year. Work is enjoyable for Environmental Health & Safety Leaders, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision plans. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Environmental Health & Safety Leaders who answered the questionnnaire. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$52,515 - $113,621
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $76,748
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National Salary Data

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$0.00 - $15,547  
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$45,511 - $118,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Survey takers who work as Environmental Health & Safety Leaders usually report a few specific skills. Environmental Compliance and Safety Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 17 percent and 5 percent, respectively.

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

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $58K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $73K. Environmental Health & Safety Leaders who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $87K. Environmental Health & Safety Leaders who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $107K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

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

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 17%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 5%

National Average
$77,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 8%