How much does an Environmental Health Inspector make in the United States? The average Environmental Health Inspector salary in the United States is $46,068 as of January 26, 2023, but the salary range typically falls between $38,005 and $55,949. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $38,005 10% $30,665 90% $64,945 75% $55,949 $46,068 50%(Median)
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What is an Environmental Health Inspector ?

Environmental Health Officers (also known as Public Health Inspectors or Environmental Health Practitioners) are responsible for carrying out measures for protecting public health, including administering and enforcing legislation related to environmental health and providing support to minimize health and safety hazards. Environmental Health Practitioners are multi-skilled in many areas with individuals being highly trained, usually to degree level, and often requiring additional professional training, professional competency assessment and continuing professional development in order to cont...

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Job Openings for Environmental Health Inspector
East Coast Repair and Fabrication, LLC. - Newport News , VA
As an experienced-level inspector, the employee performs a full range of Environmental, Safety, and Health (ESH) assignments in a full-functioning capacity. The position will work closely with the ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
Hogan & Sons Tire & Auto - Leesburg , VA
Health/Flexible Spending Account * Employee Assistance Program * Telemedicine Program ... environment -- there is ALWAYS something to do. Must possess a valid driver's license, inspector ...
Appcast Exchange - 44 days ago
Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority - Norfolk , VA
NRHA wants people who want to work in a challenging and progressive environment, and who want to ... Benefits include retirement, health, dental, vision, life insurance, Public Service Loan ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 45 days ago
Here, the freedom to be who you are in an inclusive environment is valued and encouraged. With ... Eligibility to enroll in health, vision, dental, and life insurance after an initial, 90-days of ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 18 days ago
The Mundy Companies - Waynesboro , VA
... inspections. * Manage the site's Substance Abuse and Fit-for-Duty programs. * Collect, maintain ... Ability to use and interpret the readings of a variety of safety and health instruments and ...
ZipRecruiter - 24 days ago
Bluegreen Vacations Corporation - Gordonsville , VA
Safe and fun work environment * Employee discounts including childcare, hotels and more! As a ... APPLY today to join us in our purpose to "Share Happiness." At Bluegreen Vacations, the health ... - 68 days ago

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