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

An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director earns an average salary of $100,307 per year. A skill in Program Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director Salary (?
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$58,924 - $145,489
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director Salary (?
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$13.74 - $53.96
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$58,924 - $145,489  
   
Bonus
$519 - $29,464  
Profit Sharing
$1,445 - $19,750  
Total Pay (?
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$57,995 - $162,912  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,143
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.74 - $53.96  
   
Overtime
$14.55 - $46.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$519 - $29,464  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,445 - $19,750  
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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$57,995 - $162,912  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director

An environmental health and safety (EHS) director ensures that the health, safety, and environmental impact policies of their employer are being successfully implemented. This is a managerial position largely carried out in an office environment, though EHS directors regularly tour facilities to personally inspect operations and communicate with different departments. EHS directors are needed in all manner of industrial and manufacturing operations, as well as in government jobs and hospitals. Any organization that employs a significant number of people likely has an environmental health & safety department.
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director Tasks
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state and corporate environmental, health and safety regulations.
  • Modify and implement compliance tracking programs and record keeping systems.
  • Develop environmental policies and practices.

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Pay Difference By Location

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$106,000
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director Salaries

National Average
$106,000

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

Regulatory Compliance
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$106,000
OSHA Compliance
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Gender

Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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