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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer is $55,776 per year.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Salary (?
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$38,326 - $81,653
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MEDIAN: $55,775
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Salary (?
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$13.38 - $34.16
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,326 - $81,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $7,340  
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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$33,336 - $84,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $34.16  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $7,340  
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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$33,336 - $84,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer

Environmental health and safety (EHS) officers are responsible for all aspects of an organizations compliance with occupational and environmental laws and regulations. This responsibility encompasses a wide array of activities. EHS officers must design a program to train employees and managers in all relevant laws, rules, and regulations, with special instruction for each type of employee as it relates to their specific position and responsibilities. They handle any regulatory questions employees or managers may have, as well as analyze activities at every company site to ensure complete regulatory compliance. EHS officers must be proactive in working with regulatory agencies to learn about upcoming changes and prepare their organization to meet changing regulatory requirements. If a violation does occur, EHS officers serve as the go-between for the regulatory agencies/investigators and the organization. They help repair damage and develop strategies to prevent future violations from occurring.
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Tasks
  • Coordinate safety and environmental audits and actions to remedy faults and remediate.
  • Consult with all departments to provide expertise and ensure compliance with standards, processes and permits.
  • Oversee and review health and safety documentation and data.
  • Develop and implement health and safety plans, data capture and ongoing analysis.
  • Set up and implement hazardous waste, wastewater or toxin management programs.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Salaries

Late-Career
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$55,000

Skills That Affect Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Salaries

Safety Compliance
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Environmental Compliance
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OSHA Compliance
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$55,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%