Environmental Health & Safety Leaders who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just under three-fifths of Environmental Health & Safety Leaders. Pay fluctuates from $44K to $119K per year, but expected earnings average $76K per year. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Environmental Health & Safety Leaders — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Male Environmental Health & Safety Leaders far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$49,665 - $120,801
MEDIAN: $75,665

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$49,665 - $120,801  
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$43,973 - $119,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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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. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $59K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $70K on average. For Environmental Health & Safety Leaders, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $83K. Professionals with deep experience (more than 20 years) report prosperous salaries in six-figure territory; the median for this crowd is approximately $115K.

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

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Common Health Benefits

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Medical: 86%
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Dental: 95%
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Vision: 90%
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