CIH Certification Results in Higher Salaries According to AIHA Survey

The American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) administers the internationally recognized Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) program.


Lansing, MI – WEBWIRE – Monday, April 21, 2014

The results of the 2013 AIHA Compensation Survey revel once again that those who have earned the CIH have positioned themselves to earn a higher salary.

In September of 2013, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) launched their 2013 Compensation Survey.  The results were posted earlier this year and the detailed report features information about how industrial hygiene professionals are compensated and it also examines such factors such as their industry, experience, geographical location, certifications and more.
 
A key component of the survey examined how a respondent’s certification status impacted their salary.  Information was collected based on the respondents’ certification status:  CIH Only, CSP Only, CIH & CSP or No CIH/CSP. Take away points from the survey data include:
 

 
“The results of the 2013 AIHA Compensation Survey revel once again that those who have earned the CIH have positioned themselves to earn a higher salary,” said Lynn O’Donnell, CIH, Executive Director for the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.  “The difference in salaries between those with and without CIH certification can equal tens of thousands of dollars per year as shown in the survey.”
 
For more information about the survey, please visit:
https://www.aiha.org/about-ih/IHcareers/Pages/Salary-Information.aspx
 
To learn more about the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, CIH program and how certification can impact a person’s income potential, please visit www.ABIH.org, email abih@ABIH.org or call (517) 321-2638.
 
About the American Board of Industrial Hygiene
Since 1960, ABIH, a not-for-profit corporation, has been the world’s largest, premier organization for certifying professionals in the practice of industrial hygiene. ABIH is responsible for ensuring high-quality certification including education, experience, examination, certification maintenance and ethics enforcement.  Currently, more than 6700 people are certified to use the CIH designation.


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