Senior Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer is $85,191 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Salary (?
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$67,205 - $113,164
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MEDIAN: $85,191
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Senior Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Salary (?
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$23.00 - $90.00
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,205 - $113,164  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $15,101  
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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$67,518 - $120,880  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 265
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$23.00 - $90.00  
   
Overtime
$20.67 - $74.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$306.39 - $11,836  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $15,101  
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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$67,518 - $120,880  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Senior Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer

Senior environmental health and safety (EHS) engineers are responsible for implementing environmental health and safety policies on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of leading a group of engineers to find optimal health- and safety-related solutions before the release of products and services. They must follow all company procedures and meet all legal requirements for environmental health and safety standards. Senior EHS engineers also oversee the research process in which other EHS engineers look for innovative ways to protect the environment and public safety. Additionally, these engineers actively participate in safety meetings to recommend procedure changes and conduct health assessments as needed. Senior EHS engineers also develop and administer environmental and safety programs for their company. They are in charge of analyzing existing and planned products, processes, equipment, and facilities to prevent injuries, property loss, and impact on the environment. They also recognize and evaluate environmental, health, and safety risks, as well as report their progress and escalate issues with the (EHS) manager in their department.
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Senior Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Tasks
  • Define and implement monitoring and sampling plans, including outcomes of analysis.
  • Conduct health and safety audits, and inspect work place and records and collecting samples.
  • Provide technical expertise for OSHA regulation implementation, emergency response, accident investigations, hygiene, and ergonomics.
  • Conduct training and document procedures for improving health and safety.

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Experience Affects Senior Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Salaries

National Average
$89,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer Salaries

Environmental Compliance
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Project Management
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National Average
$89,000
Safety Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 3%
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