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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals|| |
|Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Ambulance Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .