Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant Salary

For Environmental Health & Safety Assistants, hourly average wages total $14.79 per hour. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Environmental Health & Safety Assistants. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$24,243 - $70,957
$24K
$42K
$71K
MEDIAN: $41,662
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$10.01 - $27.40
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MEDIAN: $14.81
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$0$70K
Salary $24,243 - $70,957
Bonus $1,531
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$23,583 - $58,069
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.01 - $27.40
Overtime $22.50
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $1,531
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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$23,583 - $58,069
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant

An Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) assistant tends to serve different functions depending on the company they work for. Some deal solely with the recycling program of their business. In an effort to keep their business within Environmental Protection Agency guidelines and regulations, others may be involved in activities that are far more in-depth. As an assistant, they tend not to stay in their position very long since it is usually just a stepping stone in the industry. The educational requirement for this position is generally a bachelor's degree in program related to EHS, such as occupational health and safety. Some businesses prefer applicants that have taken some master's level coursework in a related field. On-the-job experience is not typically required as it is an assistant position.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant Tasks

  • Work with safety officer to implement and audit procedures.
  • Document and investigate environment, health and safety complaints.
  • Coordinate inspections and surveys and track hazards and problems, including resolutions.
  • Collect data, analyze data and create reports, recommendations and communications.

Common Career Paths for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant


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Environmental Health & Safety Assistants often transition into Environmental Health & Safety Specialist positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Environmental Health & Safety Specialists earn $59K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 20 salaries. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 11 salaries.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant in Dallas:
"HSE Assistant."
Pros: Its versitile and it gives me different duties.
Cons: Stressful at times.

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲30%

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Assistant Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Training Program Development
▼1%


Environmental Compliance
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 9%
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