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Highest Paying Industries for Emergency Management Directors

The top 58 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $150,710, federal government, including usps is the highest paying industry for emergency management directors. It is followed by federal executive branch (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $150,710). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of emergency management directors in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 58 Highest Paying Industries for Emergency Management Directors

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal government, including USPS
$150,710
50
2 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$150,710
50
3 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$99,350
40
4 Utilities
$97,930
300
5 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$96,670
220
6 Scientific Research and Development Services
$96,670
220
7 Transportation and Warehousing
$95,130
70
8 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$92,900
180
9 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$92,300
60
10 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$91,770
60
11 Air Transportation
$87,430
30
12 Educational Services - Local government owned
$86,870
130
13 Manufacturing
$86,750
80
14 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$84,640
290
15 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$84,050
140
16 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$83,600
140
17 Educational Services - State government owned
$81,970
150
18 Educational Services
$80,670
460
19 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$79,250
630
20 Hospitals - Privately owned
$78,070
700
21 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$77,720
590
22 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$77,580
800
23 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$75,420
900
24 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$75,260
250
25 Educational Services - Privately owned
$74,120
180
26 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$73,300
60
27 Health Care and Social Assistance
$72,780
1,260
28 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$72,610
70
29 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$71,730
150
30 Hospitals - Local government owned
$71,180
150
31 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$70,960
40
32 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$70,940
150
33 Finance and Insurance
$70,440
n/a
34 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$70,170
40
35 Ambulance Services
$70,140
n/a
36 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$69,880
110
37 Insurance Carriers
$69,750
n/a
38 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$69,750
n/a
39 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$66,740
n/a
40 Administrative and Support Services
$65,070
n/a
41 Social Assistance
$61,410
200
42 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$61,350
190
43 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$61,130
50
44 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$61,070
50
45 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$59,050
5,460
46 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$58,500
6,890
47 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$58,020
5,180
48 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$57,370
6,410
49 Federal, State, and Local Government
$57,370
6,410
50 State government, including schools and hospitals
$56,250
1,380
51 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$54,820
1,180
52 Temporary Help Services
$54,130
n/a
53 Employment Services
$53,830
n/a
54 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$46,300
60
55 Hospitals - State government owned
$43,460
50
56 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$43,150
110
57 Engineering Services
$43,100
110
58 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$37,550
30
See also: Highest paying cities for emergency management directors.