Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers can expect to earn an average of $63K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers, overall income ranges from $41K near the bottom to $90K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,172 - $86,948
$43K
$63K
$87K
MEDIAN: $62,992
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$13.81 - $34.45
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,172 - $86,948  
   
Bonus
$99.10 - $10,308  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,955  
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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$40,739 - $89,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 593
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $34.45  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$99.10 - $10,308  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,955  
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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$40,739 - $89,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager in Los Angeles:
"Learn How to Ask Questions."
Ask everyone on your staff lots of important questions. This not only helps you learn and keep up on what's going on; it also forces those on your staff to think about what's important and anticipate your questions so they stay on top of things that are important.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager in callicoon:
"Responsibilities."
Conduct your inspections and assure your facility is in compliance even when it is decided that safety is not the companies and or corporate office or the facility's priority.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager in Houston:
"Be A True Steward Of The Environment."
Ask the right questions, be proactive, and have the required compliance processes in place.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager in Colorado Springs:
"Management Defines Safety Culture."
1) You must have a "missionary" mindset; don't do this for the money, perks or pats on the back. 2) Your success and happiness is tied to upper management's desire for a good safety (ESH) culture. 3) Your role, actions and activities will be viewed as "costs" to the organization, no matter what proactive risk reducing initiatives you launch. 4) Find an organization that has a good strong safety culture and great leaders.

Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.
067
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 11%

Industrial Hygiene
up arrow 9%

Emergency Response
up arrow 4%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 3%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 3%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 2%

Safety Compliance
0%

Regulatory Compliance
0%

National Average
$63,000

Training
up arrow 3%

Occupational Health
up arrow 3%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
up arrow 4%

Program Management
up arrow 6%

Training Management
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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