An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer earns an average salary of AU$62,046 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

AU$40,063 - AU$88,504
AU$40K
AU$61K
AU$89K
MEDIAN: AU$61,351
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.22 - AU$49.38
AU$19
AU$28
AU$49
MEDIAN: AU$27.56
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$92K
Salary AU$40,063 - AU$88,504
Bonus AU$4,958
Profit Sharing AU$983
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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AU$40,732 - AU$92,150
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$19.22 - AU$49.38
Overtime AU$42.12
Annual Data AU$0AU$92K
Bonus AU$4,958
Profit Sharing AU$983
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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AU$40,732 - AU$92,150
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer

Environmental health and safety (EHS) officers are responsible for all aspects of an organizations compliance with occupational and environmental laws and regulations. This responsibility encompasses a wide array of activities. EHS officers must design a program to train employees and managers in all relevant laws, rules, and regulations, with special instruction for each type of employee as it relates to their specific position and responsibilities. They handle any regulatory questions employees or managers may have, as well as analyze activities at every company site to ensure complete regulatory compliance. EHS officers must be proactive in working with regulatory agencies to learn about upcoming changes and prepare their organization to meet changing regulatory requirements. If a violation does occur, EHS officers serve as the go-between for the regulatory agencies/investigators and the organization. They help repair damage and develop strategies to prevent future violations from occurring.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Tasks

  • Develop and implement health and safety plans, data capture and ongoing analysis.
  • Set up and implement hazardous waste, wastewater or toxin management programs.
  • Oversee and review health and safety documentation and data.
  • Coordinate safety and environmental audits and actions to remedy faults and remediate.
  • Consult with all departments to provide expertise and ensure compliance with standards, processes and permits.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,266

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Salaries

▲22%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼4%

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 91%