The average salary for an Industrial Hygienist is C$74,996 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$50,177 - C$102,464
C$50K
C$76K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$75,634
10%
50%
90%
C$23.46 - C$43.00
C$31
MEDIAN: C$30.52
50%
C$0C$104K
Salary C$50,177 - C$102,464
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,423
Profit Sharing C$509
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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C$49,979 - C$104,753
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data C$0C$54
Hourly Rate C$30.52
Overtime C$41.00
Annual Data C$0C$104K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,423
Profit Sharing C$509
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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C$49,979 - C$104,753
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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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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 C$61,000 based on 18 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 C$74,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Industrial Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$85,000 based on 6 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 C$122,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Industrial Hygienist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Industrial Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
▲61%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
C$76,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 2%