$78,001
Avg. Salary
$24.81
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,855

Bonus

$5,087

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist with OSHA Compliance skills is $24.81 per hour.

The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist with OSHA Compliance skills is $78,001 per year.

$20.35
10%
$24.81
50%
$26.70
90%
MEDIAN $24.81
$52k
10%
$78k
50%
$113k
90%
MEDIAN $78,001
$52,346 - $112,882
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$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,001
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$0$117K
Salary $52,346 - $112,882
Bonus $0.00 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $5,087
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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$50,463 - $117,929
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 26 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 76
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $24.81
Overtime $38.71
Annual Data $0$117K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $5,087
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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$50,463 - $117,929
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 26 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

An environmental health and safety specialist observes and chronicles individuals' typical behaviors and procedures to determine if these practices are safe for the individual and for the company as a whole. This position is especially important in manufacturing and production fields, as a great deal of safety concerns may arise for those working on heavy machinery or directly with raw materials. The environmental health and safety specialist identifies potential safety hazards in operations and then report their findings to supervisors, who may be a board of representatives or a senior environmental health and safety specialist. After problems are identified, the individual must develop strategies or a plan of action to safely deal with the problem. In addition, an environmental health and safety specialist also may examine the operations of a company as a whole and determine if they are environmentally friendly; for instance, the job may require determining if certain emissions standards are being met by a production plant.

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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.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Job Listings

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Portland:
Choose a challenging internship/coop position. This is a key piece to successful employment.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in 15001:
"Keep Learning."
You know more than you think, don't let the title scare you.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Anchorage:
"Work toward BCSP certifications."
Many in the EHS industry are in their job because of the need to fill a role or because of needing to change careers. In order to progress in the field though more and more companies are looking for educated and experienced employees in one package.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Sacramento:
"EH&S."
Pros: Flexibility and Variety.
Cons: Regulatory standards to keep up with.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Washington:
"Future."
Share and communicate knowledge to others around you. Try not to operate in a vacuum and have tunnel vision. Network always.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Kilgore:
"Become A Safety Expert."
Work hard to ensure the safety of all employees, contractors and visitors. Keep the environment clean.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Nahunta, Georgia:
"Making The World A Safer, Healthier Place."
Pros: Every day is different. Excellent opportunities for continued education. Wonderful colleagues and work environment.
Cons: Daily commute. Wear and tear on current vehicle.

Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 15%