Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader Salary

The majority of Environmental Health & Safety Leaders in the United States — just under three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $45K to $114K per year, and the median is $76K per year. There are far more male Environmental Health & Safety Leaders survey respondents than women, making up 81 percent. Job satisfaction for Environmental Health & Safety Leaders is high. Almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a large number get vision benefits. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,784 - $109,027
MEDIAN: $75,860

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$48,784 - $109,027  
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$45,487 - $113,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $57K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $72K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Environmental Health & Safety Leaders make a median salary of $87K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $115K on average.

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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

Safety Compliance

Environmental Compliance

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


19 %
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
medical benefits
Vision: 89%
dental benefits
None: 4%