Environmental Health Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Environmental Health Specialist is $44,740 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Environmental Health Specialist Salary (?
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$29,194 - $65,574
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66K
MEDIAN: $44,740
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Environmental Health Specialist Salary (?
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$15.40 - $30.39
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,194 - $65,574  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,135  
Total Pay (?
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$30,481 - $65,439  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.40 - $30.39  
   
Overtime
$27.00 - $44.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,135  
   
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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$30,481 - $65,439  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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.

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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 29%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%
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