Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Salary

The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer is $59,582 per year.
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$40,566 - $90,863
$41K
$60K
$91K
MEDIAN: $60,491
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$15.72 - $42.00
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$42
MEDIAN: $23.53
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$0$95K
Salary $40,566 - $90,863
Bonus $0.00 - $9,000
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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$39,527 - $95,102
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 104
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $15.72 - $42.00
Overtime $10.68 - $60.00
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,000
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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$39,527 - $95,102
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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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.

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


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Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer

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

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 91 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 40 salaries. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer Salaries

▲13%

▲5%

▲5%

National Average
$60,000

▼9%

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

National Average
$60,000




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 12%
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