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

Median pay for Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers is around $64K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $41K and $90K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $8K, respectively. The vast majority (80 percent) of Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety Managers who answered the questionnaire are male. 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 most collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$43,916 - $87,314
$44K
$64K
$87K
MEDIAN: $63,941
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50%
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$13.77 - $34.60
$14
$21
$35
MEDIAN: $21.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,916 - $87,314  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $10,281  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,985  
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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$41,037 - $89,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 564
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.77 - $34.60  
   
Overtime
$1.36 - $50.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$97.87 - $10,281  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,985  
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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$41,037 - $89,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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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
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager Salaries

Leadership
▲11%

Industrial Hygiene
▲8%

Emergency Response
▲4%

OSHA Compliance
▲3%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲3%

Occupational Health
▲3%

Environmental Compliance
▲2%

National Average
$64,000

Safety Compliance
▼1%

Regulatory Compliance
▼1%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
▼3%

Training
▼4%

Program Management
▼4%

Training Management
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 11%