Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Detroit, Michigan Salary

The average salary for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist in Detroit, Michigan is $73,497 per year.

$30,913 - $103,745
$31K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,278
10%
50%
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$0$103K
Salary $30,913 - $103,745
Bonus $3,400
Profit Sharing $2,300
Total Pay (?
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$51,388 - $97,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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.

About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

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

Environmental Compliance
▲2%

OSHA Compliance
▲2%

Safety Compliance
▲1%

National Average
$72,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 8%