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Emergency Management Director Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of emergency management directors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare emergency management director salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Emergency Management Directors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,270
25th Percentile Wage
$56,380
50th Percentile Wage
$75,900
75th Percentile Wage
$100,100
90th Percentile Wage
$131,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency management directors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $131,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid emergency management directors is $43,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of emergency management directors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,9001.74%7.72%
201574,5802.41%-
201472,7802.73%-
201370,7901.06%-
201270,040--

Compare Emergency Management Director Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of emergency management directors in 16 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 general medical and surgical hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $81,210. The lowest paying industry is the ambulance services industry (annual salary $46,310). For detailed emergency management director salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$81,210
Hospitals - Privately owned
$80,460
Outpatient Care Centers
$79,330
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$78,810
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$78,380
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$77,010
Hospitals - State government owned
$76,080
Hospitals - Local government owned
$70,600
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$70,590
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$70,340
Social Assistance
$70,250
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$70,170
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$54,970
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$53,110
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$47,310
Ambulance Services
$46,310

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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