Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional Salary

Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Professionals in the United States is around $65K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Environmental Health & Safety Professionals enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Environmental Health & Safety Professionals who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (66 percent) are men. Almost all have medical and dental plans, and a large number have vision insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,887 - $111,977
$51K
$66K
$110K
MEDIAN: $66,025
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50%
90%

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$13.09 - $44.04
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$44
MEDIAN: $26.47
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$0$118K
Salary $50,887 - $111,977
Bonus $507 - $19,727
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$45,360 - $118,873
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $13.09 - $44.04
Overtime $16.11 - $67.71
Annual Data $0$118K
Bonus $507 - $19,727
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$45,360 - $118,873
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional

As an environmental health and safety professional, there is a reasonable chance you will be employed by a rather large corporation with many work sites or a consulting firm. In your capacity as an environmental health and safety specialist, you are expected to understand and inspect the work environment in a variety of situations and conditions with attention to detail for safety concerns or issues.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional Tasks

  • Optimize workplace environment safety.
  • Halt dangerous or substandard operations or facilities until violations are amended.
  • Perform randomized inspections to ensure safety compliance.
  • Eliminate potential hazards in regards to illness and injury and mitigate environmental risk factors.

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

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 31 salaries. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional Salaries

▲66%

▲16%

▲1%

National Average
$66,000

▼12%

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

National Average
$66,000

Industrial Hygiene
▼1%



Program Management
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 5%