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Average Industrial Hygienist Salary

$73,852
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,069
Bonus
$2,531
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The average salary for an Industrial Hygienist is $73,852.
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$46k
MEDIAN
$74k
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$117k
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What Do Industrial Hygienists Do?

Job Satisfaction for Industrial Hygienist

4 out of 5
(136)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Industrial Hygienist are from the companies Rio Tinto Minerals, Terracon Consultants, Inc. and Wood Group. Reported salaries are highest at Rio Tinto Minerals where the average pay is $85,311. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Aecom Technology Group, Inc. and United Launch Alliance, earning around $80,000 and $74,749, respectively. Terracon Consultants, Inc. pays the lowest at around $51,099. Wood Group and STG International also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $66,126 and $68,508, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Industrial Hygienists?

Skills in Industrial Hygiene, OSHA Compliance, Safety Compliance, Risk Management / Risk Control and Occupational Health are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $51,347 based on 42 salaries. An early career Industrial Hygienist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,932 based on 299 salaries. A mid-career Industrial Hygienist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,522 based on 187 salaries. An experienced Industrial Hygienist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,550 based on 184 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,845.
Employees with Industrial Hygienist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 34.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (33.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (21.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (12.2% less) and San Diego, California (7.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 843 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Early Career
35.5%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
21.8%
Late Career
15.5%