The average Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Manager earns approximately $63K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $11K and $8K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers can bottom out near $41K or peak near $90K depending on individual performance. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 79 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$43,392 - $86,895
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$43K
$63K
$87K
MEDIAN: $62,685
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$13.86 - $32.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,392 - $86,895  
   
Bonus
$97.29 - $10,658  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,047  
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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$40,604 - $89,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 589
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $32.56  
   
Overtime
$1.43 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$97.29 - $10,658  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,047  
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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$40,604 - $89,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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 Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 11%

Industrial Hygiene
up arrow 8%

Emergency Response
up arrow 5%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 2%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 2%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 2%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Training
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Evaluation and Management Auditing
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Occupational Health
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Program Management
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Training Management
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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