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

Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers take home an average $61K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers varies from $39K to $87K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $8K each. Male Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$40,503 - $83,711
(Median)
41K
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61K
73K
84K
MEDIAN: $61,089
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$12.97 - $34.35
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,503 - $83,711  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,099  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,071  
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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$39,217 - $86,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 676
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $34.35  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $41.47  
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 - $8,099  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,071  
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).
)
$39,217 - $86,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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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.

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

Evaluation and Management Auditing
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Industrial Hygiene
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Occupational Health
up arrow 10%

Program Management
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Safety Compliance
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Leadership
up arrow 5%

Training Management
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Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%

OSHA Compliance
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Emergency Response
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Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 3%

Training
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Environmental Compliance
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%