Environmental Health Specialist Salary

The average Environmental Health Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $42K annually. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,929 - $68,734
$32K
$42K
$69K
MEDIAN: $41,936
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$15.16 - $34.44
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MEDIAN: $21.56
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$0$68K
Salary $31,929 - $68,734
Bonus $1,003
Total Pay (?
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$32,078 - $68,505
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $15.16 - $34.44
Overtime $37.00
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $1,003
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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$32,078 - $68,505
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Environmental Health Specialist

An environmental health specialist works directly for a company or for a consulting service that provides information about the company’s environmental impact. The specialist should also make sure that the environment is suitable for employees to work in. If it is not, he or she needs to know what needs to be improved. Things that may be considered are disposal techniques and air quality. The specialist may also help the company’s processes to become more environmentally friendly, so that it improves the general public’s view of the company.

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Environmental Health Specialist Tasks

  • Contribute to administration of EHS programs.
  • Generate and maintain documentation related to EHS initiatives.
  • Conduct research for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or environmental hazards.

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Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Health Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Health Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Health Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 81 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Health Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Environmental Health Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 29 salaries. An Environmental Health Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Environmental Health Specialist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Environmental Health Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲87%

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 10%
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