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

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators in the United States usually make around $52,478 per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $35,175 to $77,335 per year. Total cash earnings range from $38,946 on the low end to $77,727 on the high end and can include bonus and profit sharing proceeds as high as $6,793 and $9,683, respectively. Residency and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Benefits are common in this line of work, with most reporting medical and dental coverage and a majority collecting vision insurance. For the most part, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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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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  
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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  
PayScale
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. When Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators are ready for the next step in their career, they often become Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Managers or Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialists, where they can expect an additional $21K or $5,177 per year.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

Typical Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Regulatory Compliance is considered a valuable skill and can increase employee pay by 7 percent. It is often found that people who know OSHA Compliance are also skilled in Training and Environmental Compliance.

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Across the entire workforce, experience and pay tend to be weakly linked—those with more experience do not necessarily bring in much higher salaries. Workers new to the field can expect to earn $49K, increasing to $56K after five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $58K. As Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators reach two decades on the job, salary growth continues, albeit at a slower pace, with pay averaging $66K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 20 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 7 percent. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; most of respondents fit between this range.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$52,000
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For Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include Denver, Midland, Dallas, and Rochester, where Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinators typically earn around 20 percent, 15 percent, 14 percent, and 12 percent more than usual. With compensation 5 percent below the national average, Columbus is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator Salaries

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$52,000

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

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Job Satisfaction

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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%
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