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Highest Paying Cities for Emergency Management Directors

The top 85 highest paying cities for emergency management directors (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of emergency management directors in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $133,980, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for emergency management directors. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $130,460). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of emergency management directors in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 85 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Emergency Management Directors

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$133,980
220
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$130,460
280
3 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$121,590
70
4 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$120,880
40
5 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$114,810
110
6 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$109,080
80
7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$107,150
370
8 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$106,660
190
9 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$106,630
390
10 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$104,680
30
11 Camden, New Jersey
$102,850
40
12 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$100,190
50
13 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$100,190
60
14 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$99,050
110
15 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$99,030
550
16 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$97,510
70
17 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$96,770
60
18 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$96,670
30
19 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$96,190
30
20 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$96,060
40
21 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$93,590
120
22 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$92,940
40
23 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$92,340
50
24 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$89,750
40
25 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$89,430
60
26 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$89,380
40
27 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$88,590
30
28 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$87,950
80
29 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$85,450
290
30 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$80,470
100
31 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$78,680
60
32 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$78,580
160
33 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$77,690
190
34 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$75,770
90
35 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$75,450
80
36 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$75,000
40
37 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$74,700
90
38 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$74,560
50
39 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$74,200
180
40 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$73,940
110
41 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$73,390
60
42 Columbus, Ohio
$73,200
80
43 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$71,910
90
44 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$71,140
240
45 Richmond, Virginia
$70,290
100
46 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$69,910
30
47 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$67,890
40
48 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$67,160
80
49 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$66,430
70
50 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$66,360
40
51 Kansas City, Missouri
$62,920
60
52 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$61,670
80
53 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$60,990
40
54 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$60,680
40
55 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$59,990
40
56 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$59,220
40
57 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$58,340
30
58 Salt Lake City, Utah
$58,330
70
59 St Louis, Missouri
$57,500
60
60 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$57,200
30
61 Honolulu, Hawaii
$57,190
50
62 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$57,160
30
63 Bismarck, North Dakota
$56,960
30
64 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$56,000
30
65 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$53,600
30
66 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$52,140
60
67 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$51,670
n/a
68 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$49,930
40
69 Columbia, South Carolina
$47,970
70
70 Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$43,020
90
71 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$42,550
30
72 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$42,260
50
73 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$42,020
30
74 Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$39,790
30
75 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$39,670
40
76 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$39,620
30
77 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$39,190
30
78 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$38,940
30
79 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$38,870
190
80 Jackson, Mississippi
$38,010
60
81 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$36,060
80
82 Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$35,980
40
83 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$33,910
30
84 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$33,900
30
85 Springfield, Missouri
$27,300
80
See also: Highest paying industries for emergency management directors.