The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer is $55,281 per year. A skill in Regulatory Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Total Pay (?
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$38,597 - $80,763
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MEDIAN: $55,281
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Total Pay (?
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$13.17 - $34.76
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,597 - $80,763  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,929  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $3,606  
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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$33,176 - $83,150  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 365
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.17 - $34.76  
   
Overtime
$1.55 - $43.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,929  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $3,606  
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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$33,176 - $83,150  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 365
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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer
Environmental health and safety (EHS) officers are responsible for all aspects of an organizations compliance with occupational and environmental laws and regulations. This responsibility encompasses a wide array of activities. EHS officers must design a program to train employees and managers in all relevant laws, rules, and regulations, with special instruction for each type of employee as it relates to their specific position and responsibilities. They handle any regulatory questions employees or managers may have, as well as analyze activities at every company site to ensure complete regulatory compliance. EHS officers must be proactive in working with regulatory agencies to learn about upcoming changes and prepare their organization to meet changing regulatory requirements. If a violation does occur, EHS officers serve as the go-between for the regulatory agencies/investigators and the organization. They help repair damage and develop strategies to prevent future violations from occurring.
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Tasks
  • Coordinate safety and environmental audits and actions to remedy faults and remediate.
  • Consult with all departments to provide expertise and ensure compliance with standards, processes and permits.
  • Oversee and review health and safety documentation and data.
  • Develop and implement health and safety plans, data capture and ongoing analysis.
  • Set up and implement hazardous waste, wastewater or toxin management programs.
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$54,000

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

Regulatory Compliance
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Safety Compliance
up arrow 4%
Environmental Compliance
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OSHA Compliance
0%
National Average
$54,000
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Gender
Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%
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