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Emergency Management Director Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of emergency management directors in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare emergency management director salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Emergency Management Directors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,370
25th Percentile Wage
$46,710
50th Percentile Wage
$64,250
75th Percentile Wage
$90,420
90th Percentile Wage
$126,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency management directors in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $126,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid emergency management directors is $34,370.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,2506.43%16.19%
201560,1204.57%-
201457,3702.95%-
201355,6803.29%-
201253,850--

Compare Emergency Management Director Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of emergency management directors in six industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 public sector -- federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit industry with an annual salary $65,380. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $60,230). For detailed emergency management director salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$65,380
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$65,280
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$64,470
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$64,250
State government, including schools and hospitals
$61,880
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$60,230

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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