Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Industrial Hygienist is $78,259
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Hygienists?
An entry-level Industrial Hygienist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,087 based on 33 salaries. An early career Industrial Hygienist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,167 based on 234 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Industrial Hygienists Do?
An industrial hygienist is a specialist in evaluating workplaces and ensuring their safety for workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines industrial hygiene as “the science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace conditions that may cause workers’ injury or illness.”
Industrial hygienists (sometimes called occupational hygienists) use a variety of tools and approaches to not only protect workers from harm, but to ensure that their work …Read more