Industrial Hygienist Salary

An Industrial Hygienist earns an average salary of $70,082 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$44,131 - $101,955
$44K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,082
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50%
90%

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$15.01 - $34.31
$15
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $21.43
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,131 - $101,955  
   
Bonus
$199.11 - $11,150  
Profit Sharing
$2,496  
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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$40,217 - $102,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 430
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.01 - $34.31  
   
Overtime
$16.97 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$199.11 - $11,150  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,496  
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).
)
$40,217 - $102,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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Job Description for Industrial Hygienist

An industrial hygienist is a specialist in evaluating workplaces and ensuring their safety for workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines industrial hygiene as “the science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace conditions that may cause workers’ injury or illness.”

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Industrial Hygienist Tasks

  • Order suspension of activities that pose threats to workers' health and safety.
  • Conduct safety training and education programs, and demonstrate the use of safety equipment for new and current employees.
  • Collaborate with engineers and physicians to institute control measures for potentially hazardous conditions or equipment.
  • Inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, and practices, in order to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.
  • Investigate accidents to identify causes and prevention.

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Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Hygienist

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,010

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Key Stats for Industrial Hygienist

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Industrial Hygienist Salaries

▲44%

▲21%

▲7%

National Average
$66,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Industrial Hygienist Salaries



OSHA Compliance
▼0%

National Average
$66,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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