Average Salaries of Industrial Hygienists, Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, and EHS Managers

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Salaries in the Occupational Health and Safety field are in the upper-mid range for professional individuals, with managerial positions being at the top.

Consultant salaries typically start around:

  • $30,000.00 for an entry level position
  • $50,000.00 for 5-8 years of experience
  • $70,000.00 for 8-15 years of experience
  • $90,000.00 for 20+ years of experience

The average Industrial Hygienist salary is approximately $71,650.00.
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A quick search of open Industrial Hygiene positions reveals 1300 jobs related to IH with a salary greater than $40,000.00.

  • 100% were $40,000.00 or more
  • 47% were $60,000.00 or more
  • 6% were $100,000.00 or more
  • 2% were $120,000.00 or more

Much like the rest of the economy, salary trends for Certified Industrial Hygienists have seen a sharp drop in 2009, however, there has been an increase since April 2007.
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The average Health and Safety Manager (i.e. Safety Professional Manager) salary is approximately $114,490.00.
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A quick search of open Safety Professional positions reveals 400+ jobs for safety professionals with a salary greater than $40,000.00.

  • 100% were $40,000.00 or more
  • 69% were $60,000.00 or more
  • 13% were $100,000.00 or more
  • 6% were $120,000.00 or more

Much like the rest of the economy, salary trends for Certified Safety Professionals have seen a sharp drop in 2009.
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The average Environmental, Health and Safety Manager salar is approximately $125,800.00.
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A quick search of open Environmental, Health and Safety positions reveals 600+ jobs for safety professionals with a salary greater than $30,000.00.

  • 100% were $30,000.00 or more
  • 69% were $50,000.00 or more
  • 17% were $90,000.00 or more
  • 8% were $110,000.00 or more

Much like the rest of the economy, salary trends for Environmental, Health & Safety Managers have seen a sharp drop in 2009.
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The National Safety Council’s 2008 Salary Survey contained the following information and can be found HERE 2008 Salary Survey (605)
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