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

The average Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $52,478 annually. Compensation ranges from $35,175 on the low end to $77,335 per year on the high end. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A strong majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary (?
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$38,946 - $77,727
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MEDIAN: $53,585
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salary (?
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$13.74 - $27.68
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,946 - $77,727  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,793  
Profit Sharing
$700 - $9,683  
Total Pay (?
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$35,175 - $77,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 897
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.74 - $27.68  
   
Overtime
$18.80 - $39.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,793  
   
Profit Sharing
$700 - $9,683  
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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$35,175 - $77,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 238
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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

Environmental health and safety (EHS) coordinators work to create and enforce a culture of safety within their organizations. They implement programs, policies, and assessments to ensure their company is in compliance with all federal and internal health and safety rules. They may also review reports and findings to monitor performance and detect trends related to health and safety.
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Tasks
  • Conduct job exposure analyses to ensure safe work environments according to EHS standards.
  • Coordinate with Human Resources to maintain policies and procedures.
  • Develop, implement, and administer safety and health programs.

Common Career Paths for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

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While not commonly found, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators who move on to become Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Directors bring in an additional $49K annually. The most common next step for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators is moving into roles as Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Managers or Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialists, where they can expect an extra $21K or $5,177 per year.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Regulatory Compliance is considered a valuable skill and can increase employee pay by 7 percent. Those familiar with OSHA Compliance also tend to know Training and Environmental Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

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For Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators, experience in the field does not tend to play a major role in salary decisions; in general, pay does not go up drastically with more experience, and earnings grow incrementally instead. Beginning workers can expect to earn $49K starting out, which grows to $56K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $58K after 10 to 20 years. Wages do not stop growing after 20 years on the job but they do accelerate at a slower rate, and Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators tend to earn $66K at this point in time. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 7 percent. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience—of those surveyed, most land within this range.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$52,000
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Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators, 28 percent above the national average. Denver, Midland, Dallas, and Rochester are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators earning around 20 percent, 15 percent, 14 percent, and 12 percent more than average. In Columbus, salaries are 5 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$52,000

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

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$52,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%