$73,087
Avg. Salary
$21.74
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,964

Profit Sharing

$2,449

The average pay for an Industrial Hygienist with Industrial Hygiene skills is $21.74 per hour.

The average pay for an Industrial Hygienist with Industrial Hygiene skills is $73,087 per year.

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$35
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MEDIAN $22
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MEDIAN $73,087
$47,185 - $111,461
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MEDIAN: $73,087
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$15.46 - $34.80
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$0$111K
Salary $47,185 - $111,461
Bonus $487 - $10,850
Profit Sharing $817 - $14,681
Total Pay (?
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$42,471 - $110,829
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 587
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.46 - $34.80
Overtime $18.59 - $46.39
Annual Data $0$110K
Bonus $487 - $10,850
Profit Sharing $817 - $14,681
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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$42,471 - $110,829
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 146

Job Description for Industrial Hygienist

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.”

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Industrial Hygienist Tasks

  • Order suspension of activities that pose threats to workers' health and safety.
  • Conduct safety training and education programs, and demonstrate the use of safety equipment for new and current employees.
  • Collaborate with engineers and physicians to institute control measures for potentially hazardous conditions or equipment.
  • Inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, and practices, in order to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.
  • Investigate accidents to identify causes and prevention.

Industrial Hygienist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Hygienist

Pay by Experience for an Industrial Hygienist has a positive trend. An entry-level Industrial Hygienist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 198 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Industrial Hygienist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Industrial Hygienist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 84 salaries. An Industrial Hygienist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 51 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

4%

2%

National Average: $69,799

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

Home to some of the best pay for Industrial Hygienists with Industrial Hygiene skills, Richland offers exceptional salaries, 51 percent above the national average. Industrial Hygienists with Industrial Hygiene skills will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+50 percent), Albany (+27 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), and Los Angeles (+12 percent). Industrial Hygienists with Industrial Hygiene skills in Baton Rouge earn salaries far below the national average by 31 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Salt Lake City (17 percent lower) and Washington (15 percent lower).

Industrial Hygienist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Industrial Hygienist?

Industrial Hygienist in Richland:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: I like the way management has complete confidence in their employees.
Cons: The lack of compensation to their employees.

Key Stats for Industrial Hygienist

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Industrial Hygienist Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

▲15%

▲1%

National Average
$70,000

▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 11%