2023 EHS & Sustainability Salary Report

Published on: September 18, 2023

How much do EHS & Sustainability managers earn and how much have their salaries increased since 2020? What are the variables that affect their compensation? In partnership with EHSCareers, NAEM presents results from the 2023 EHS&S Salary Survey, featuring detailed analyses of how compensation is affected by education, certifications, career stage, and industry. Plus, an analysis of the number of facilities and supervised professionals EHS&S managers are overseeing.

This report will help you with your hiring needs and help you advocate for your own professional growth.





  • On average, professionals surveyed that are in-house EHS&S professionals make $13,617 more than the respondents who are consulting/service professionals
  • Overall, base salaries for respondents with 3-5 years of experience increased the most between 2020 and 2023, with a 32.8% increase
  • 73% of survey respondents have at least one certification. This is an 11% increase from the 2020 report

Cost: $225

Survey Participant Cost: Free

*If you participated in the survey, a code has been emailed to you to download the report for free. If you did not receive it, please email [programs at naem dot org] to request your code.

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