Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader Salary

Environmental Health & Safety Leaders in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with a little over a half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $76K per year on average but can range from $44K to $119K per year. Work is enjoyable for Environmental Health & Safety Leaders, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision insurance. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 81 percent of Environmental Health & Safety Leaders are male. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$47,635 - $114,262

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$10.49 - $34.52

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$47,635 - $114,262  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
Total Pay (?
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$43,515 - $118,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.49 - $34.52  
   
Overtime
$23.60 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
   
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: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Environmental Health & Safety Leaders note just a narrow range of job skills. Safety Compliance and Environmental Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

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

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $54K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $73K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $87K. Professionals who have racked up more than two decades of experience enjoy comfortable salaries; at this stage, median wages are a cushy $115K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Leader Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

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
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 87% employee benefits None: 7%
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