Industrial Hygienist Salary

An Industrial Hygienist earns an average salary of $69,886 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$43,801 - $108,085
$44K
$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,051
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50%
90%

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$14.92 - $34.34
$15
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$34
MEDIAN: $21.26
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$0$108K
Salary $43,801 - $108,085
Bonus $193.92 - $10,146
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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$40,430 - $105,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 444
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.92 - $34.34
Overtime $17.74 - $48.28
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $193.92 - $10,146
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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$40,430 - $105,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 127

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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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Popular Skills for Industrial Hygienist

Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Hygienist

Pay by Experience for an Industrial Hygienist has a positive trend. An entry-level Industrial Hygienist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 290 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Industrial Hygienist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 151 salaries. An experienced Industrial Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 123 salaries. An Industrial Hygienist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 75 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,516

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Industrial Hygienist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Industrial Hygienist?

Industrial Hygienist in Richland:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: I like the way management has complete confidence in their employees.
Cons: The lack of compensation to their employees.

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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 83 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Industrial Hygienist Salaries

▲44%

▲21%

▲6%

National Average
$66,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Industrial Hygienist Salaries





National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 11%
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