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Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager Salary

The average Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Manager can expect to rake in roughly $61K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers approaches anywhere from $40K on the lower end to $88K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. Most Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers survey respondents are men (77 percent). The majority of Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$40,702 - $84,779
(Median)
$41K
$61K
$85K
MEDIAN: $61,390
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$12.33 - $34.23
(Median)
$12
$19
$34
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,702 - $84,779  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,617  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,132  
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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$39,528 - $88,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 689
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $34.23  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $43.05  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,617  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,132  
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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$39,528 - $88,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager Advice

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.

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

Industrial Hygiene
up arrow 11%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
up arrow 9%

Occupational Health
up arrow 8%

Program Management
up arrow 6%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 5%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 5%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%

Leadership
up arrow 4%

Training Management
up arrow 2%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 1%

Training
up arrow 1%

Emergency Response
up arrow 1%

Environmental Compliance
0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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