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Emergency Management Director Salary Information in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of emergency management directors in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of emergency management directors in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Emergency Management Directors in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,880
25th Percentile Wage
$90,370
50th Percentile Wage
$120,880
75th Percentile Wage
$149,330
90th Percentile Wage
$165,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency management directors in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $165,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $120,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $76,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36.96
25th Percentile Wage
$43.45
50th Percentile Wage
$58.12
75th Percentile Wage
$71.79
90th Percentile Wage
$79.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency management directors in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $79.54. The median hourly salary is $58.12. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36.96.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of emergency management directors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016120,88025.52%38.99%
201590,030-10.77%-
201499,73022.77%-
201377,0204.25%-
201273,750--

Table 3. Compare Emergency Management Director Salary in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $120,880 in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is in the middle of salary range for emergency management directors in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of emergency management directors in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is 9.8 percent (9.8%) lower than that in the highest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City and 38.3 percent (38.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$133,980
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$130,460
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$121,590
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$120,880
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$114,810
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$109,080
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$106,660
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$104,680
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$92,340
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$74,560

See also: Top paying jobs in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California.