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Environmental Health Officer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Environmental Health Officer is $52,500 per year.
Environmental Health Officer Salary (?
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$32,354 - $84,995
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$32,644 - $85,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Environmental Health Officer

The average environmental health officer is responsible for investigating incidents that regard human and environmental health such as accidents at work, noise pollution, environmental pollution, toxic contamination, food poisoning, waste management, and pest infestations. There is a large amount of time that is spent away from the office visiting properties such as food outlets, farms, shops, commercial premises, private/public accommodations, and industrial organizations. Other various responsibilities include serving legal notices, compiling reports, providing training courses, providing court evidence, gathering samples to be tested in labs, and investigating complaints. Other various duties that the job requires include managing immunization campaigns, designing and conducting health education programs for the public, assessing the potential risk of possible health threats, responding to disasters and emergency health-related situations, inspecting and licensing premises that may have disease risks to the community, maintaining records, preparing statistics, and writing reports.
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Environmental Health 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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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%