The average wage for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician is $19.64 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$34,996 - $73,063
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MEDIAN: $49,371
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$14.45 - $29.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,996 - $73,063  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,926  
Total Pay (?
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$32,662 - $72,656  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.45 - $29.89  
   
Overtime
$19.99 - $44.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,926  
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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$32,662 - $72,656  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 156

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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician

Environmental health and safety (EHS) technicians are responsible for collecting, delivering, preparing, and transferring many types of chemicals and other sensitive/hazardous materials around job sites. They are also in charge of conducting inspections to ensure that all equipment and processes meet business and regulatory requirements. Additionally, these professionals make sure the supply of chemicals and materials is maintained, train other employees in all regulatory processes, and make sure that all employees are following guidelines. This is generally a full-time position that requires some travel. EHS technicians also need to be able to occasionally lift heavy objects and work in confined spaces.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician Tasks

  • Follow procedures to monitor health and safety at designated locations, such as ergonomics, air quality, and waste disposal.
  • Know, apply, and document state, OSHA, and federal regulations, and identify problems and suggest remedies.
  • Educate, monitor, and train personnel in safe work procedures.
  • Develop and disseminate manuals and documentation around health and safety.

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Q: What is it like working as an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician in Trinidad:
Pros: The opportunity to learn about new technology in waste treatment. The opportunity to experiment, develop and improve existing treatment methods.
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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician Salaries




National Average
$46,000


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


OSHA Compliance
0%

National Average
$46,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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