Industrial Hygienist Salary

An Industrial Hygienist earns an average salary of $69,443 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$46,582 - $103,224

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$14.76 - $38.24

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,582 - $103,224  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,903  
Profit Sharing
$406.45 - $15,319  
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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$43,662 - $105,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 719
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $38.24  
   
Overtime
$19.00 - $50.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,903  
   
Profit Sharing
$406.45 - $15,319  
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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$43,662 - $105,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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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

  • 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.
  • Collaborate with engineers and physicians to institute control measures for potentially hazardous conditions or equipment.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Hygienist

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Experience Affects Industrial Hygienist Salaries




National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Industrial Hygienist Salaries


Safety Compliance
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Industrial Hygiene
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National Average
$68,000

OSHA Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 140 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%
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