Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager Salary

The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager is $78,445 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$50,793 - $109,658
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$51K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,445
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$14.84 - $40.45
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,793 - $109,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,184  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,503  
Total Pay (?
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$50,333 - $118,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,074
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Hourly Rate
$14.84 - $40.45  
   
Overtime
$17.88 - $51.02  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,184  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,503  
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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$50,333 - $118,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170

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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Environmental Health and Safety Managers (EHS) help ensure compliance with environmental, health, and safety regulations. They develop a formal sustainability program to be used company wide. They conduct environmental surveys using collected information to manage risks within the company. They monitor and reduce environmental waste; radiation, chemical waste, and pollution. They safely prepare hazardous material for shipping and disposal. They advocate a safe work environment for all employees. They possess the communication skills to relate safety issues proficiently and correctly in a timely manner. They create a systematic approach to dealing with waste while reducing the companies carbon foot print. They are mostly employed by private compliance agencies, but may also work for public agencies such as Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). They develop recommendations on how to improve environmental conditions to help avoid hazards. They identify potentially hazardous biological, chemical and radiological materials and collect samples of them for analysis. They are proficient enough with math and science skills to compile and assess technical data. Have completed a bachelor’s program in any of the science majors such as geology or chemistry, or even been certified through an accredited university with on the job training follow-ups. They maintain various licensures through yearly refresher courses. They also conduct diverse environmental tests for such things as, asbestos and other air quality issues. They must also inspect the facility to eliminate work place hazards such as incorrect working methods, incorrect materials being used, or even the use of potentially toxic materials. They also give recommendations for educating employees on how to keep themselves and their workplace safe through the use of safety training programs.


Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager Tasks

  • Educate, train, and provide support to operations in the development and execution of consistent safety and environmental management programs.
  • Direct accident investigation programs, develop accident trends, and develop programs for improving performance.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental programs.
  • Direct a proactive safety and environmental program.
  • Improve the quality of safety and environmental management processes following established regulations, policies, standards, and practices.

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What is it like working as an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager in Dalton:
"EHS Manager."
Pros: I enjoy my job because I feel that I contribute to the safety and wellbeing of the employees at our facilities. I feel that what I do makes a difference.
Cons: The most undesirable part of my job is convincing some of our upper managers of the need to spend money on safety improvements. High stress level.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager Salaries



National Average
$80,000



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







Occupational Health
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Program Management
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Environmental Compliance
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Safety Compliance
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National Average
$80,000

Emergency Response
up arrow 1%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 4%

Training Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 632 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%