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

The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician is $47,201 per year. A skill in Environmental Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician Total Pay (?
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$35,108 - $66,816
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MEDIAN: $47,201
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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician Total Pay (?
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$13.67 - $25.82
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,108 - $66,816  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,907  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $3,973  
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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$32,393 - $65,411  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 388
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.67 - $25.82  
   
Overtime
$20.59 - $39.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,907  
   
Profit Sharing
$805 - $3,973  
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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$32,393 - $65,411  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 388
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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
  • Educate, monitor, and train personnel in safe work procedures.
  • Develop and disseminate manuals and documentation around health and safety.
  • 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.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$46,000
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$46,000

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

Environmental Compliance
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OSHA Compliance
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National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 14%
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