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Emergency Management Director Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of emergency management directors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare emergency management director salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Emergency Management Directors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,330
25th Percentile Wage
$68,840
50th Percentile Wage
$95,890
75th Percentile Wage
$140,160
90th Percentile Wage
$179,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency management directors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) emergency management directors is $179,970. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid emergency management directors is $42,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of emergency management directors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$95,890
9.87% 15.41%
2016
$86,430
8.92% -
2015
$78,720
1.27% -
2014
$77,720
0.05% -
2013
$77,680
-4.42% -
2012
$81,110
- -

Compare Emergency Management Director Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of emergency management directors in six industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for emergency management director occupations is the scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $109,430. The lowest paying industry is the engineering services industry (annual salary $58,530). For detailed emergency management director salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$109,430
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$109,160
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$99,080
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$95,890
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$59,880
Engineering Services
$58,530

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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