An Environmental Health Specialist earns an average salary of $41,766 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Environmental Health Specialist Total Pay (?
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$28,720 - $67,010
(Median)
29K
42K
55K
67K
MEDIAN: $41,765
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Environmental Health Specialist Total Pay (?
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$15.40 - $30.53
(Median)
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28
31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,720 - $67,010  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
Total Pay (?
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$30,487 - $65,905  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.40 - $30.53  
   
Overtime
$18.87 - $49.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
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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$30,487 - $65,905  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Job Description for Environmental Health Specialist
  • Contribute to administration of EHS programs.
  • Generate and maintain documentation related to EHS initiatives.
  • Conduct research for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or environmental hazards.
Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Health Specialist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Environmental Health Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 36 votes.
Gender
Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 5%
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