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

An Entry-Level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist earns an average salary of $54,980 per year.

$40,775 - $72,418
$41K
$55K
$72K
MEDIAN: $54,980
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$14.65 - $29.50
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MEDIAN: $20.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,775 - $72,418  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,168  
Profit Sharing
$29.80 - $6,607  
Total Pay (?
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$39,109 - $73,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 664
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $29.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.55  
Overtime
$23.52 - $44.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,168  
   
Profit Sharing
$29.80 - $6,607  
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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$39,109 - $73,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in St. Joseph:
"Safety Jobs."
Get at least a BA, Keep an open mind and don't make your job personal, Others will not like what you have to say just remember it's the process they don't like not you.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Anchorage:
"Work toward BCSP certifications."
Many in the EHS industry are in their job because of the need to fill a role or because of needing to change careers. In order to progress in the field though more and more companies are looking for educated and experienced employees in one package.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Washington:
"Future."
Share and communicate knowledge to others around you. Try not to operate in a vacuum and have tunnel vision. Network always.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Kilgore:
"Become A Safety Expert."
Work hard to ensure the safety of all employees, contractors and visitors. Keep the environment clean.

Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Salaries




Training Program Development
▲1%

Training
▼0%

National Average
$55,000




Risk Management / Risk Control
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%