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Average Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Salary

$63,134
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$3,008
Bonus
$2,280
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The average salary for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist is $63,134.
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What Do Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialists Do?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Tasks
  • Conduct research for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or environmental hazards.
  • Generate and maintain documentation related to EHS initiatives.
  • Contribute to administration of EHS programs.

Job Satisfaction for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

3.9 out of 5
(384)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Jones Lang LaSalle and Kinder Morgan Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Kinder Morgan Inc. where the average pay is $79,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Eaton Corporation and Covance, Inc, earning around $72,000 and $70,000, respectively. Jones Lang LaSalle pays the lowest at around $49,513. Amazon.com Inc and Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,473 and $58,983, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialists?

Skills in Regulatory Compliance and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Environmental Compliance, OSHA Compliance and Safety Compliance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialists?

An entry-level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,703 based on 121 salaries. An early career Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,835 based on 1,039 salaries. A mid-career Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,503 based on 547 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,069 based on 374 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,138.
Employees with Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (10.7% more) and Denver, Colorado (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,259 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.4%
Early Career
46.0%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
7.9%