The estimated total pay for a EHS Specialist is $76,721 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $72,329 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,392 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.
How accurate is this most likely Total Pay range (base + additional) of $61K-$96K/yr?
For an Ehs Specialist in United States
Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Ehs Specialist in United States. Employers include Kinder Morgan, Amazon and GSK.
For Ehs Specialist in United States
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|Amazon EHS Specialist salaries - 135 salaries reported||$102,991/yr|
|Walmart EHS Specialist salaries - 25 salaries reported||$37/hr|
|Tesla EHS Specialist salaries - 22 salaries reported||$95,662/yr|
|Kinder Morgan EHS Specialist salaries - 18 salaries reported||$115,844/yr|
|Boeing EHS Specialist salaries - 15 salaries reported||$93,256/yr|
|Thermo Fisher Scientific EHS Specialist salaries - 12 salaries reported||$75,318/yr|
|Parker Hannifin EHS Specialist salaries - 11 salaries reported||$78,848/yr|
|Sherwin-Williams EHS Specialist salaries - 8 salaries reported||$70,698/yr|
|Merck EHS Specialist salaries - 8 salaries reported||$92,652/yr|
|GE EHS Specialist salaries - 8 salaries reported||$93,217/yr|
|Magna International EHS Specialist salaries - 8 salaries reported||$83,048/yr|
|BASF EHS Specialist salaries - 7 salaries reported||$93,454/yr|
|Ashland EHS Specialist salaries - 6 salaries reported||$83,603/yr|
|PPG EHS Specialist salaries - 6 salaries reported||$71,701/yr|
|CBRE EHS Specialist salaries - 6 salaries reported||$74,496/yr|
|GSK EHS Specialist salaries - 5 salaries reported||$102,521/yr|
|CNH Industrial EHS Specialist salaries - 5 salaries reported||$81,544/yr|
|PPG Industries EHS Specialist salaries - 5 salaries reported||$74,278/yr|
|Saint-Gobain EHS Specialist salaries - 5 salaries reported||$88,431/yr|
|Armstrong World Industries EHS Specialist salaries - 5 salaries reported||$77,365/yr|
For an Ehs Specialist in United States
The top 5 paying industries for an Ehs Specialist in United States are Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $115,844, Information Technology with a median total pay of $102,991, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $93,256, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $89,747, and Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services with a median total pay of $88,431.
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What is the pay outlook for Research & Science?
Research and science jobs offer pay well above the national average. Increased demand for STEM workers is increasing salaries in research and science. Jobs in these fields, however, often require higher education at the graduate level and/or specialized training. While domain-specific expertise gives workers in these fields access to very specialized jobs, there are also many employers who hire STEM workers for their general data and technology skills.
The average salary for an EHS Specialist is $76,721 per year in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1469 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an EHS Specialist employees in United States.
The highest salary for an EHS Specialist in United States is $96,266 per year.
The lowest salary for an EHS Specialist in United States is $61,347 per year.
If you are thinking of becoming an EHS Specialist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an EHS Specialist.
EHS specialists earn pay similar to environmental scientists, environmental specialists, construction inspectors, building inspectors. They earn pay slightly below health and safety engineers. Pay for EHS specialists who work in hospital settings, whether state, local, or private, often earn higher pay than EHS specialists who work in other government, construction or management settings. Pay is expected to remain steady, as is demand.
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EHS specialists report on Glassdoor that roughly 74% of them are satisfied with the money they earn. With bonuses and profit sharing, it may be possible to earn up to an additional $4,391.93 per year in extra income.
EHS specialists' pay falls along a wide spectrum, from $50,185.10 at the low end to $117,856.37 near the top. Following the typical career path of an EHS specialist, you may earn up to $76,721.32 in total pay after eight or more years on the job. EHS specialists can eventually progress to EHS specialist level II, which typically pays more than the entry-level job.
Are you currently working as an EHS specialist and would like to earn more from your present job? Earning an advanced degree in a relevant field may qualify you for a higher pay grade. You can also accumulate various professional certifications, including Certified Safety Professional, Associate Safety Professional, Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician, Construction Health and Safety Technician, Certified Industrial Hygienist, and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager certificates. These can both earn you a higher pay rate with your present employer or open the door for future jobs as you advance along your career.
You might be able to negotiate a higher salary as an EHS specialist. Depending on the details of your employment contract, you may be entitled to regular pay increases as you accumulate experience. You might also be able to earn a raise with advancing education and a track record of successful projects. Speak with your employer about advancement through managerial positions. If you are not making the progress you need at your current job, try searching for EHS specialist jobs from around the country to find the highest pay scale possible for your training and experience.