Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector Salary

Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Inspectors in the United States is around $50K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Environmental Health & Safety Inspectors report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — over a third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and approximately one-half have dental, too. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Environmental Health & Safety Inspectors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,966 - $132,885
$31K
$51K
$130K
MEDIAN: $50,980
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$11.58 - $33.36
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$0$132K
Salary $30,966 - $132,885
Bonus $2,000
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$29,742 - $108,724
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $11.58 - $33.36
Overtime $34.14
Annual Data $0$108K
Bonus $2,000
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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$29,742 - $108,724
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector

Positions as an environmental health and safety (EHS) inspector are common in a wide variety of industries, ranging from manufacturing companies to telecommunications businesses. Job requirements usually include at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field. Some jobs may require experience, but many are open to entry-level candidates. Candidates must have working knowledge of safety regulations, commonly set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and other agencies. Specific knowledge of industry technology and products may also be necessary for certain jobs.

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

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 6 salaries. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 15 salaries.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector Reviews

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

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector in Houston:
"EHS Inspector."
Pros: Problem solving and being apart of a team.
Cons: Long hours and seven days a week.

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Inspector Salaries

Experienced
▲39%

Late-Career
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

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

National Average
$51,000

OSHA Compliance
▼1%

Environmental Compliance
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 35%
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