Environmental Health Specialist Salary (United States)

An Environmental Health Specialist earns an average salary of $43,861 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Environmental Health Specialist Total Pay (?
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$28,361 - $66,005
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44K
56K
66K
MEDIAN: $43,861
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Environmental Health Specialist Total Pay (?
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$15.37 - $30.45
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,361 - $66,005  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,054  
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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$30,305 - $65,731  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.37 - $30.45  
   
Overtime
$27.00 - $44.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,054  
   
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).
)
$30,305 - $65,731  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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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 38%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%
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