$50,130
Avg. Salary
$19.24
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,277

Bonus

$950

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician is $19.24 per hour.

The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician is $50,130 per year.

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$13.93
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$19.24
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MEDIAN $19.24
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$36k
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$73k
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MEDIAN $50,130
$35,902 - $72,819
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MEDIAN: $50,130
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$0$72K
Salary $35,902 - $72,819
Bonus $0.00 - $5,182
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,000
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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$31,351 - $68,467
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 204
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $13.93 - $28.31
Overtime $19.54 - $45.76
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,182
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,000
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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$31,351 - $68,467
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 296

Job Description

Environmental health and safety (EHS) technicians are responsible for collecting, delivering, preparing, and transferring many types of chemicals and other sensitive/hazardous materials around job sites. They are also in charge of conducting inspections to ensure that all equipment and processes meet business and regulatory requirements. Additionally, these professionals make sure the supply of chemicals and materials is maintained, train other employees in all regulatory processes, and make sure that all employees are following guidelines. This is generally a full-time position that requires some travel. EHS technicians also need to be able to occasionally lift heavy objects and work in confined spaces.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician Tasks
  • Follow procedures to monitor health and safety at designated locations, such as ergonomics, air quality, and waste disposal.
  • Know, apply, and document state, OSHA, and federal regulations, and identify problems and suggest remedies.
  • Educate, monitor, and train personnel in safe work procedures.
  • Develop and disseminate manuals and documentation around health and safety.

Popular Employer Salaries

$0$81K

Dow Chemical Co
6 profiles
$58,982

Common Career Paths


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Environmental Health & Safety Technicians who move on to become Environmental Health & Safety Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Environmental Health & Safety Managers get paid an average of $75K per year. It is quite typical for Environmental Health & Safety Technicians to transition into roles as Environmental Health & Safety Specialists or Environmental Health & Safety Coordinators, where reported median earnings are $13K and $5K higher per year.

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Popular Skills


Typical Environmental Health & Safety Technicians report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Safety Compliance, OSHA Compliance, and Environmental Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people skilled in OSHA Compliance are similarly competent in Environmental Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 175 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 32 salaries. An Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

14%

National Average: $45,256

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Environmental Health & Safety Technicians in Freeport enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. Environmental Health & Safety Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+11 percent) and Bakersfield (+4 percent). Falling short of the national average by 8 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Minneapolis.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician in Concord:
Pros: Problem solving
Cons: People and learning

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician in Bakersfield:
Pros:
Cons: Not enough pay.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician in Trinidad:
Pros: The opportunity to learn about new technology in waste treatment. The opportunity to experiment, develop and improve existing treatment methods.
Cons:

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician in Thief River Falls:
"Rewarding."
Pros: I get to interact with all kinds of people. Friendly work environment. Large company.
Cons: Pay scale. Current job title and status.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician in Carpinteria:
"Laid-back, various monetary persk, great work culture."

Related Job Salaries

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲30%

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
$45,000

▼1%

How Skills Affect Salaries


OSHA Compliance
▲2%


National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 13%