Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader Salary

Over one-half of Environmental Health & Safety Leaders in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $44K to $119K per year, but median earnings come to around $76K annually. Male Environmental Health & Safety Leaders far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision plans. For the most part, Environmental Health & Safety Leaders enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$47,924 - $113,937
(Median)
$48K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,235
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$10.42 - $34.77
(Median)
$10
$18
$35
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$47,924 - $113,937  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,392  
Total Pay (?
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$43,515 - $118,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.42 - $34.77  
   
Overtime
$23.60 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,392  
   
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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$43,515 - $118,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Environmental Health & Safety Leaders report a narrow range of specific skills. Safety Compliance and Environmental 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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $55K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $73K. For Environmental Health & Safety Leaders, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $87K. 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

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

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

Safety Compliance
0%

Environmental Compliance
0%

National Average
$75,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 86% employee benefits None: 8%
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