The average pay for an Environmental Health Officer is AU$66,086 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$46,662 - AU$85,663
AU$47K
AU$66K
AU$86K
MEDIAN: AU$66,086
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50%
90%
AU$20.58 - AU$44.54
AU$21
AU$35
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$34.87
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$88K
Salary AU$46,662 - AU$85,663
Bonus AU$2,338
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$46,189 - AU$88,469
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 81
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$20.58 - AU$44.54
Overtime AU$49.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$88K
Bonus AU$2,338
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$46,189 - AU$88,469
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

Job Description for Environmental Health Officer

The average environmental health officer is responsible for investigating incidents that regard human and environmental health such as accidents at work, noise pollution, environmental pollution, toxic contamination, food poisoning, waste management, and pest infestations. There is a large amount of time that is spent away from the office visiting properties such as food outlets, farms, shops, commercial premises, private/public accommodations, and industrial organizations. Other various responsibilities include serving legal notices, compiling reports, providing training courses, providing court evidence, gathering samples to be tested in labs, and investigating complaints. Other various duties that the job requires include managing immunization campaigns, designing and conducting health education programs for the public, assessing the potential risk of possible health threats, responding to disasters and emergency health-related situations, inspecting and licensing premises that may have disease risks to the community, maintaining records, preparing statistics, and writing reports.

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Environmental Health 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Health Officer

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Health Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Health Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 68 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Health Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$77,000 based on 21 salaries. An Environmental Health Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$74,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$68,086

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

Key Stats for Environmental Health Officer

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Environmental Health Officer Salaries

▲16%

▲13%

▲9%

National Average
AU$68,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 87%